Thiago Silva aims to win the league despite Chelsea’s poor start to the season

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New Chelsea defender Thiago Silva is aiming to win titles with Chelsea, having signed up from Paris Saint-Germain as a free agent.

Silva, who won the French league multiple times with PSG, is keen to replicate same level of success at Stamford Bridge, during his short time at the club.

In an interview with the official Chelsea website, Thiago Silva was asked what he wants to achieve at the club.

He responded: “My aim is to win. As I said before, it’s a young team and we’re aiming to win as many games as possible. We know that the opposition will never make life easy for us and will have prepared to win the game but I will work as hard as I can from the very start. I always say that if you have a match tomorrow, then you can’t start preparing for it today. Preparation doesn’t work like that; it happens over a period of time.

“From what I see, Chelsea are preparing really well for this new season. Of course, there are going to be times when things don’t go 100 per cent to plan because we’ve got a lot of new players and sometimes that takes time. But I think that if you’re working with top players, it comes much easier. After a couple of games, you build an understanding. Very soon, you only need to glance at one another, you don’t even need to say anything.

“Being at a big club, winning trophies, that’s what drives me on. From my perspective, I’m doing everything to ensure that I can deliver the very best of myself. It gets to the point where my wife is fed up with me because I’m completely dedicated to ensuring that I’m in the best shape possible for every game. When the game’s over, the first thing I do is to watch it back to look for things that I did wrong. So as you can imagine, I get on her nerves! But she’s very proud of what I do.”

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