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According to Germany World Cup winner and Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira, Thiago Silva is Chelsea’s most important signing this season.
In an interview with The Athletic, Khedira said: “Take Frank Lampard. In Timo Werner and Kai Havertz, he’s brought in two outstanding footballers but the key signing is Thiago Silva at the age of 36. ‘Lampard knows that it’s not enough to have players who run fast and shoot hard.
“Lampard knows that it’s not enough to have players who run fast and shoot hard.
“You also need guys with experience that help others perform by force of their presence and personality.
“A good manager sees the bigger picture and understands what pieces are missing to complete the puzzle.”