Former PSG defender Thiago Silva has accepted to join Chelsea on a free transfer, MySportDab reports.
Silva left PSG after the end of his contract at the club this summer.
The 35-year-old played his last game for the club in the 1-0 Champions League loss against Bayern Munich on Sunday.
MySportDab understands there were talks between Silva and Chelsea days before the Champions League final.
Now, According to Transfer Expert Fabrizio Romano, Chelsea have already reached an agreement with the player on a free transfer.
Thiago Silva to Chelsea, here we go! The Brazilian CB today has accepted Chelsea bid until June 2022. He’s gonna leave PSG and sign for next two years. No chances for Fiorentina. Deal to be completed on next days. 🔵🇧🇷 #CFC #Chelsea #Thiago
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 24, 2020
The one thing needed now is for Chelsea to make the official announcement.
Chelsea Coach Frank Lampard wants to add defensive options to his squad during this transfer window.
The Blues conceded 79 goals across all competitions last season.
However, there’s a feeling that Silva, despite his age can improve Chelsea’s defence.
Thiago Silva will some important experience and confirmed he still wants to play football for three or four more years.
‘That was my last match in Paris. It is sad. I am sorry to the fans,’ Silva said.