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According to Tribal Football, the Blues are convinced they’ve found a breakthrough in new contract talks with Thiago Silva.
The Brazilian centre-back has impressed since joining Chelsea as a free agent last summer and the Blues have been keen on extending his stay at Stamford Bridge for another season at least.
The report claims negotiations with Silva have been ongoing for some time and an agreement is now close.
Tribal Football also claim Chelsea could announce a new deal for Thiago Silva in the coming days.