Thiago Silva urged Chelsea to sign new West Ham midfielder Lucas Paqueta this summer but a move failed to materialise.
Paqueta recently joined West Ham this summer from French club Lyon. The Brazilian midfielder was brought in after West Ham struggled in the opening few games of the season, with David Moyes hoping a marquee signing could spark his side into life.
However, it could have been very different for Paqueta if fellow Brazilian Thiago Silva had got his wishes.
Speaking to ESPN Brazil, Silva claimed that he had urged Chelsea to try and sign Paqueta this summer, but nothing ever…