26 May 2022 | 13:46 | Football
Thomas Tuchel’s team ended their series of ups and downs with a convincing 2-0 victory over Tottenham this morning. Hakim Ziyech opened the scoring for Chelsea with a beautiful save early in the second half and not long after, Thiago Silva ended the game with a header to bring all 3 points for the home team.
Witnessing Chelsea’s victory, former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp had words of encouragement for veteran Thiago Silva.
“What a quality signing [Silva]. He’s incredible,” Redknapp said on BT Sport.
“Let the young players around learn from him, learn from his experience. He defends well, heads and has the determination to win. You can see he’s just a fighter. innate,” added Redknapp.
The Brazilian midfielder joined Chelsea on a free transfer from PSG in the summer of 2020. He immediately proved his importance by appearing in 60 matches for the Blues and directly helping Chelsea to register. in the Champions League last season.
Earlier this month, Chelsea were delighted to announce they had extended Silva’s contract until 2023, as a reward for what the veteran has shown in recent times. Currently, Chelsea have 3 defenders, Antonio Rudiger, César Azpilicueta and Andreas Christensen, who have not renewed their contracts with the club even though they only have contracts until the summer of 2022.