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Brazilian star makes decision to leave Chelsea - Romano

Brazilian star makes decision to leave Chelsea - Romano

Thiago Silva news

Silva to leave Chelsea after this season

Thiago Silva has made the decision to leave Chelsea when his contract expires at the end of the season.

The Brazilian star has been a key player at the heart of the Blues defence over the past four years, but he will move on this summer.

Silva turned down the chance to leave in January to help the club, but he won't be renewing his contract beyond June this year.

The Blues are expected to be make an official statement regarding his departure in the near future, according to Fabrizio Romano.

Silva has been heavily linked with a move to former club Fluminense, but he could also choose to see out his career with another European club.

Standard Sport have claimed that the veteran centre-back has not ruled out the possibility of joining another Premier League club this summer.

Aside from Silva, Trevoh Chalobah could also head for the exit door with the Blues in need of funds to balance their books before June 30.