Chelsea keen on to offer new deal to summer signing

Chelsea have reportedly opened talks with Brazilian centre-back Thiago Silva over a new deal.

The Brazil international has played  a huge impact at Stamford Bridge since joining on a free transfer next summer.

The 36-year-old signed a one-year deal with the West London club and according to Tuttomercato, the club are now eager to extend his team.

Chelsea are believed to have offered the experienced defender a further one-year extension, taking his contract through to the end of the 2021-22 season.

The Ex-Paris Saint-Germain centre-back, Silva has featured nine times for the Premier League giants in all competitions, helping to secure six clean sheets.

Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are planning to make January move for Chelsea out-of-favour forward Olivier Giroud.

The France international scored a vital late winner for the Frank Lmapard’s side against Rennes in the Champions League on Tuesday night helping his side to secure a place in the playoffs, however, he has largely struggled for action during the 2020-21 season.

Chelsea head-coach Frank Lampard recently highlighted the importance of the World Cup winning forward, however, the Frenchman recently admitted that he could depart from Stamford Bridge at the start of 2021 unless his playing time increases.