The renovations in the ‘Blue’ complex are accelerating. Thiago Silva extended his link with Chelsea until 2023. In this way, Thomas Tuchel will be able to count on the Brazilian footballer for longer for the Premier League, Champions League and other competitions.
The Brazilian, who ended his contract at the end of this season, has signed for one more, that is, he has an agreement to stay at Stamford Bridge until June 2023. However, the future of César Azpilicueta and Andreas Christensen remains to be resolved. , who also end their contract in the coming months and both are in the orbit of FC Barcelona.
And it is that at 37 years of age, Thiago Silva has earned the right to renew with the ‘Blues’. Since his arrival in 2020, the performance of the center-back has been impeccable and in fact he managed to lift the Champions League, something that he pursued as PSG captain, but never materialized.
“The experience, leadership and performances of Thiago Silva have been and continue to be very important for this team, so we are very happy to extend his contract one more year”, mentioned Marina Granovskaia, Chelsea’s sports director, announcing the renewal of the footballer.
For his part, the Brazilian assured that “Playing for Chelsea is a real pleasure. I never thought I would play for three years at this great club, so I am very happy to stay one more season. “
The punishment of Lukaku
As revealed by the British newspaper ‘The Athletic’ on how the punishment of Lukaku was conceived, the decision was agreed between several heavyweights of the locker room such as Kanté, Azpilicueta, Jorginho Y Rudiger, who supported their coach to punish the Belgian.
But it does not finish here. The forward was not even present at Stamford Bridge Stadium to watch the match, as is usual with players not called up, according to the aforementioned media. “No one can believe what he’s done“Say sources from the locker room.
After the end of the match against the ‘Reds’, the German strategist avoided commenting on his decision and stressed that this Monday he will talk with the footballer. In the same way, he stressed that everything will be handled internally.
“There is a meeting on Monday. This is not the first time something like this has happened in my career. He is our player, there is always a way back, we will clarify it behind closed doors ”, Tuchel explained to Sky Sports.