Thiago Silva’s transfer to Chelsea is edging ever nearer with the veteran defender reportedly passing his Blues medical on Thursday afternoon.
The centre-back, 35, is on the verge of finishing a free switch to Stamford Bridge after seeing out his contract at Paris Saint-Germain.
And all that’s left for Silva is to signal the mandatory paperwork to turn into a Chelsea participant with Sky Sports activities and talkSPORT’s Jim White claiming the medical, which was performed in Milan, has been handed.
The Brazilian is predicted to fly from Italy to London on Friday to start a 14-day interval of self-isolation earlier than becoming a member of up with Frank Lampard’s squad.
Though becoming a member of on a 12-month contract, it’s believed Silva might keep for an additional season.
The information bolsters Chelsea’s choices in defence, significantly after they introduced the signing of French youth worldwide Malang Sarr.
Nevertheless, followers must wait to see centre-back Sarr in Chelsea colors with the membership saying he’ll spend the 2020/21 marketing campaign on mortgage.
Chelsea have been very busy within the switch window. In addition to Sarr, they’ve additionally signed left-back Ben Chilwell and forwards Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner.
They’re additionally understood to be closing in on £90million-rated Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Kai Havertz, who has been in contrast with the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Michael Ballack.