The Chelsea coach welcomed the contribution from the Brazilian, who played his first official match against Brighton on Wednesday night.
The Brazilian is still striving to get back in shape, having helped PSG reach the Champions League final last month. He first played on Wednesday before being replaced by Kurt Zouma, and his new manager was impressed by everything he saw of the defensive star during this game.
“This is what I expected from a player at his level”
“Yes, it’s exciting for us because he’s had a training week of just over a week with us. It was the perfect 60 minutes for him tonight,” said Lampard. “He will show the qualities he has. Of course he will get better and better.”, then qualified the Blues coach, happy with the authority he exudes.
“He can not speak the language, but it’s not even a problem at the moment because he’s already showing his presence in the way he commands the people around him. Yes, I’m very, very happy with Thiago. That’s what I expected. a player at his level but it is very refreshing to have him here at the club.
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Silva arrived at Chelsea without a contract this summer, after watching his eight-year period in France end with a 1-0 loss to Bayern in the Champions League final in Lisbon. Although his PSG career ended in a trough with the loss, Silva made 315 appearances for the club and helped them win seven Ligue 1 titles in the eight seasons. In total, he won 23 trophies with PSG. A legend that should be of great help to Chelsea.