On Thursday, Chelsea announced the signing of Paris Saint-German legend Thiago Silva on a one-year deal, with the option to extend for a further season.
The 35 year old Brazilian was a free agent following the expiration of his Paris Saint-Germain contract.
Following the completion of his Chelsea move, Silva told Chelsea fans he joined the club to challenge for honours and is looking forward to seeing Chelsea fans.
“I am so happy to be joining Chelsea,” Silva told Chelsea’s official website.
“I am delighted to be a part of Frank Lampard’s exciting squad for next season and I’m here to challenge for honours.
“See you soon Chelsea fans, I look forward to playing at Stamford Bridge very soon.”