Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Thiago Silva as the Brazilian defender makes the move to Stamford Bridge after departing Paris Saint-Germain.
The veteran centre-back departs the French side with a joint-record seven Ligue 1 titles as well as five Coupes de la Ligue and five Coupes de France.
Silva, who makes the move on a free transfer, has now joined Chelsea on a one-year deal with the option of extending that deal by one further season.
The veteran defender becomes Chelsea’s fifth major signing of the window, with Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner, Ben Chilwell and Malang Sarr already snapped up.
In addition, the club has already completed the signings of Malik Mothersille, Jimi Tauriainen and Xavier Mbuyamba this summer.
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The Blues enter the 2020-21 season after finishing fourth in the Premier League in Frank Lampard’s first campaign as manager.
Chelsea will open the Premier League season at Brighton on September 14.