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UK News Silva insists he hasn't joined Chelsea to 'dine out in London'

16:01  29 september  2020
16:01  29 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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He joined Chelsea on a free deal after failing to earn a new deal at PSG. Thiago Silva has hit out at Paris Saint-Germain for the manner of his departure from the club this summer, admitting it was a 'situation Silva could not inspire PSG to Champions League glory in his final appearance last month.

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Chelsea defender Thiago Silva has insisted he is not in London to take in the sights after an error on his debut cost Chelsea in their 3-3 draw with West Bromwich Albion.

The Brazilian star's uncharacteristic mistake allowed Callum Robinson to race through and make it 2-0 to the Baggies - before Chelsea fought back to draw 3-3 - but Thiago has said he remains as committed to seeking glory as ever at the age of 36.

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THIAGO SILVA made a shocking error on his Chelsea debut that led to West Brom scoring in the Things got even worse as a collective for the visitors when Kyle Bartley poked home after Chelsea But he will need to keep his eye on the ball a lot better than he did tonight if he is going to endear

The Chelsea starlet insists he is not impatient and understands he may need to bide his time. I'm absolutely delighted,' he added. 'It hasn ' t sunk in yet. I'm still thinking that I'm dreaming, that it's not real. Go and do what you do.' The teenage sensation may have another opportunity for a run- out in

During his illustrious career Silva has won a plethora of silverware including titles in Italy and France, and despite his a bulging trophy cabinet he is still hungry for more.

Thiago Silva's error allowed West Bromwich Albion's Callum Robinson to make it 2-0 © Provided by Daily Mail Thiago Silva's error allowed West Bromwich Albion's Callum Robinson to make it 2-0 Robinson couldn't believe his luck after Silva's error, and Chelsea dropped precious points © Provided by Daily Mail Robinson couldn't believe his luck after Silva's error, and Chelsea dropped precious points

Ahead of the Carabao Cup clash against old rivals Tottenham, Silva told Chelsea's official matchday programme: 'I'm not here just to go through the motions, or just for the experience, I'm here to win.

'I want everyone to be very clear about that: I'm going to give my all to make sure that Chelsea win.

'I didn't come here to dine out in London or visit the tourist sites. I came to play football, to work, and that's what I'm preparing for.

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'I'm certain, with the group of players we've got and a coach who's a natural leader, that we'll be in the fight for every piece of silverware going this year.'

Silva signed a one-year deal with Chelsea after leaving Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer, after the French giants lost to Bayern Munich in last season's Champions League final.

a group of football players on a field: Silva was made captain at West Brom but his Chelsea career got off to a poor start © Provided by Daily Mail Silva was made captain at West Brom but his Chelsea career got off to a poor start

The Brazil star is at ease with the length of his deal and hinted he could well extend his stay in west London: 'I'm totally relaxed about the contract and whether Chelsea will want to renew it or not, I don't know.

'If I haven't met expectations or contributed then we'll sit down and talk about that. But I'm not worried at all.

'I will do my best possible and really contribute to this team, this new project. I've accepted this new challenge, it's going to be really good for me.

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Frank Lampard could have been forgiven for fearing the worst when Chelsea collapsed to a stunning three-goal deficit against West Brom on Saturday evening. Though they were able to claw their way to a share of the spoils thanks to a second-half fightback at the Hawthorns, there was little left to cheer from a dismal defensive display.New boy Thiago Silva, all-conquering in eight years at Paris Saint-Germain, was at the centre of the mess while Marcos Alonso was hauled off at half-time after perhaps his worst 45 minutes in a Chelsea shirt.

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