Chelsea have confirmed that Thiago Silva has signed a new contract with the club.
The Brazilian’s deal was set to expire at the end of the season, and he was eligible to speak to foreign clubs about a free transfer in the summer.
But the Blues confirmed on Friday night that Silva has extended his contract by another 12 months, tying him to the club until 2024.
Silva said in a statement: “I am honestly so happy to continue my career with the Blues.
“When I signed my first contract here, it was to just do one year. Now it is already the fourth! I could not have imagined that, but really it is a…