Chelsea progressing in talks with world-class player

Chelsea are progressing in talks with Thiago Silva over a new contract, according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano.

Silva’s contract expires at the end of the season, but Chelsea are in negotiations with him over a new deal. 

Romano tweeted: “Chelsea are progressing in talks with Thiago Silva to extend the contract for one more season, valid until June 2024. Discussions ongoing, waiting for green light.

“Considered top player and leader into the dressing room, Chelsea hope to complete the agreement soon.”

Thiago Silva has also confirmed he is in negotiations with Chelsea over a new contract.

Silva told ESPN: “We are negotiating [a new deal].

“Everything will probably happen in the next few days. My intention, and that of the club as well, is to stay together. I know that the club needs me right now.”