Thiago Silva has reportedly agreed phrases with Chelsea over a brand new one-year deal at Stamford Bridge till 2024.
The veteran Brazilian centre-back has starred in west London since becoming a member of on a free switch in 2020.
Silva has established himself as a key participant, with the 38-year-old showing in 106 video games in all competitions from his three seasons up to now.
Together with his present contract to run out in the summertime, there have been fears from Blues supporters that the ex-Paris Saint-Germain defender may transfer on.
Liverpool have been touted as a shock vacation spot for Silva, however Italian reporter Fabrizio Romano has declared that his future lies at Chelsea.
He tweeted: “Chelsea have now reached full verbal settlement with Thiago Silva on a brand new contract legitimate till June 2024, right here we go!
“Draft of latest deal being ready— it’s all finished and agreed verbally as Thiago has given the inexperienced gentle.
“New contract to be signed quickly.”
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It was claimed last month how Chelsea were preparing to offer Silva fresh terms having impressed new boss Graham Potter since he replaced Thomas Tuchel.
And the player himself recently revealed how he hopes to continue his adventure in England where he stated that Chelsea ‘needs’ him.
He told ESPN: “We’re speaking about it, every part will most likely occur within the subsequent few days.
“My intention, and that of the membership as effectively, is to remain collectively. I do know that the membership wants me proper now.
“I’m right here to have the ability to assist, they’re younger gamers, anyway.
“I do know that, with my expertise, I may also help on this technique of rebuilding the membership, I’m right here for that, keen to do that, nevertheless, I do know that my accountability may be very nice.”
Silva has rapidly constructed a powerful reference to Benoit Badiashile because the Frenchman joined from Monaco in January, with Chelsea but to concede within the three Premier League video games they’ve performed collectively.
Talking to talkSPORT final month, Badiashile opened up on how Silva has been serving to him, the place he stated it’s an ‘honour’ to accomplice him on the again.
He remarked: “Firstly, it’s an actual honour to play alongside him.
“And are you aware what? For a younger participant like me, he’s somebody that makes issues straightforward.
“He’s a legend, isn’t he? He’s an actual chief, he’s very, very skilled after all.
“Any of the recommendation that he offers me is all the time welcome, he’s suggested me not solely after we’ve been enjoying – he’s spoken to me in the course of the sport.
“But in addition earlier than the sport and in coaching as effectively. So he’s somebody which you can solely study alongside.
“And as I say, it’s an absolute honour to line up alongside him.”
The pair will probably be trying to shine as soon as once more when Chelsea face London rivals West Ham on Saturday, which you’ll hear stay to on talkSPORT.
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