Chelsea defender has Thiago Silva has made it clear he will be part of Thomas Tuchel’s squad in 2022/23 season
However, Thiago Silva plays important role in the Tuchel squad this season
As Chelsea secured SuperCup and Club World Cup this season, he played as a key man in the team
Although, he had one year remaining in his contract with Chelsea that will be decided during the 2022/23 season
What has Thiago Silva said about his future?
Chelsea won’t be able to hand out any new contracts until a proposed sale of the club goes through, with Roman Abramovich set to hand the ownership reins over to a consortium led by LA Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly.
Silva is hoping that the Blues will tie him down to fresh terms as soon as they are able because he and his family “feel at home” in west London.
“It’s strange. You come for one season and you don’t know what’s going to happen because people look at you and maybe have a few doubts because of your age,” the 37-year-old said in Chelsea’s official matchday program prior to their 2-1 final day victory over Watford.
“I was happy to accept for a second season and now a third – and who knows, maybe even a fourth after that! I’m happy here, my family is happy and that helps a lot because when I go outside of the pitch, it can only go well as well. I feel good in London. I feel at home.
“Even when I first came to London, I feel at home inside the stadium, I felt the love from the fans on social media and that goes a long way. We play well when we feel at home.”
Silva targets Premier League success
Chelsea’s win against Watford ensured that they finished the season in third, 19 points behind champions Manchester City.
Silva’s main ambition for 2022-23 is to help the Blues win a sixth Premier League crown, having previously lifted multiple league titles at PSG and a Scudetto at Milan.
“Honestly, the Premier League. It’s a dream, something that I crave,” he said.
“All the national leagues I’ve played in before I’ve won, and the Premier League is no different in my eyes – it is something I really want to win.
“We won the Champions League last season and now I have the Premier League in my mind. It’s not to discard any other competition but the Premier League is the one I really want to win.”
Chelsea defenders hunt;
The Blues are set to be on the lookout for a new defender this summer transfer
However, following the likes of Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen’s departure,
It is also understood that both Marcus Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta futures is uncertain, Blues is looking forwarder to sign new defenders
Chelsea top two defender targets are Jules Kounde and Josko Gvardiol