VIDEO SHOWS: RECENT AND FILE FOOTAGE OF THIAGO SILVA
LISBON, PORTUGAL (AUGUST 22, 2020) (UEFA - NO RESALES, NO COMMERCIAL USE, MUST ON-SCREEN COURTESY "©UEFA 2020")
1. THIAGO SILVA TRAINING WITH PARIS ST GERMAIN AHEAD OF THE CHAMPIONS
2. VARIOUS OF SILVA JUGGLING A BALL
3. MEMBER OF PSG STAFF CUTTING TAPE OFF SILVA'S BOOT
4. SILVA PUTTING HIS BOOT BACK ON
5. SILVA PUTTING HIS BOOT BACK, STANDING UP TO REJOING TRAINING
DORTMUND, GERMANY (FILE - FEBRUARY 17, 2020) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)
6. THIAGO SILVA HAVING A SIP OF A DRINK DURING PSG TRAINING
BRUGES, BELGIUM (FILE - OCTOBER 21, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)
7. SILVA PASSING BALL
SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE, FRANCE (FILE - AUGUST 29, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)
8. SILVA (LEFT) JOGGING NEXT TO NEYMAR
LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (FILE - MAY 29, 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)
9. VARIOUS OF SILVA DURING TRAINING SESSION WITH BRAZIL
SOCHI, RUSSIA (FILE - JUNE 13, 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)
10. SILVA DURING TRAINING
SOCHI, RUSSIA (FILE - JUNE 19, 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL)
11. SILVA DURING TRAINING
12. SILVA DOING KEEPIE-UPPIES
STORY: Chelsea have bolstered their defence by bringing in Thiago Silva, with the former Paris St Germain centre back signing a one-year contract with the option of a further 12 months, the English Premier League club announced on Friday (August 28).
The 35-year-old Brazilian defender joins the west London club, coached by Frank Lampard, after eight seasons at PSG where he won seven Ligue 1 titles and five French Cups, making over 300 appearances in all competitions.
He arrives on a free transfer after leaving PSG following the club's defeat by Bayern Munich in the Champions League final.
Silva is Chelsea's fifth major signing for the new season following the arrivals of Malang Sarr, Ben Chilwell, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech.
(Production: Stefan Haskins, Tim Hart)