Should 38-year-old Thiago Silva continue to play for Chelsea? Graham Potter answers

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Thiago Silva signed for Chelsea as a 35-year-old, having left Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent.

The Brazilian is now 38, and is still a key player for Chelsea.

Silva’s contract expires at the end of the season, and it’s yet to be seen if the club would renew his deal when he’d be approaching 39 next year.

For Graham Potter, Silva still has the quality.

“I think the decision on how long he continues playing is Thiago’s,” Potter said.

“I’ve been here three or four weeks. I see his qualities. The level he can play at, the performance levels he can reach, the amount of respect he has throughout the game is just incredible.

“So all I can do is try and help him enjoy his football here, be part of a winning team, and then the rest of the stuff is something for him and the club to think about.”