Lampard reveals what he thinks about Thiago Silva’s debut

Enter your e-mail address to receive the latest news about Chelsea FC:

Powered by FeedPress

Photo: Getty images

To get news directly on the go, download the Real Chelsea Fans App

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard handed summer signing Thiago Silva his first game for the Blues.

Silva, was given his debut after signing as a free agent from Paris Saint-Germain.

It was a very commanding performance from the Brazilian as he marshalled the defence and helped ensure that the Blues keep a clean sheet.

Lampard was pleased with the display of the 35-year-old, and his game after the match.

“It’s exciting for us,” Lampard said after the game.

“He has just had a week’s training with us. But he gave something off for us with his leadership and authority.

“At the minute, the fact he can’t speak the language doesn’t matter too much.”

Silva used this game to build up his match fitness and sharpness, but it’s yet to be seen if the Brazilian will feature this weekend against West Brom.

About the Author

VICTOR N
Chelsea is more than just a football club to me; it's a passion I share, and my affinity with the Chelsea badge is one that will last forever. As far as watching my favourite team is concerned, I'd rather miss a meal than miss a Chelsea game.