Chelsea’s best summer signing so far did not cost them a penny.
For me, Thiago Silva has been our most important and most impressive signing of the summer, and what makes that even better is the fact he arrived as a free agent.
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There is an option for both Chelsea and Silva to renew the 1-year deal that he arrived on, and a decision has been made by the club at least.
Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports that on Monday, Chelsea made a decision that they want to keep Silva on for another year on the same terms he is on now.
The decision now rests with the camp of Silva, which thankfully Romano says there are positive feelings from them on renewing.
Thiago Silva contract extension with Chelsea would be activated at the same economic conditions as the current contract. #CFC want to keep him also for the next season as of today, confirmed. It’s up to Thiago – positive feelings. 🔵 #chelsea https://t.co/ydP40w8riT
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) February 8, 2021
Silva is 36-years of age but is playing like a player who is at the peak of his career.
Clearly looks after himself, and a new deal would be fully deserved.