Silva extends Chelsea contract to 2024

Despite spending in excess of £500 million ($606 million) on new players this season, the Brazilian global has remained imperative at the coronary heart of the Blues defence.

“I am sincerely so glad to keep my career with the Blues,” said Silva, who joined Chelsea on a quick-time period deal from Paris Saint-Germain in 2020.

“When I signed my first agreement right here, it was to just do 12 months. Now it’s miles already the fourth. I could not have imagined that, but in reality it’s far a totally unique second for me to signal and stay at Chelsea.”

Chelsea co-proprietors Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali have come beneath fire for a scattergun technique to the transfer market all through their first year in charge of the club.

But in a joint declaration they hailed Silva’s revel in and leadership abilities as a vital supplement to the array of young skills they’ve signed up on long-term deals.

“He’s a global-magnificence talent, as he’s validated over many years for club and us of a, and his experience, excellent and leadership abilties are important to our vision going forward,” said Boehly and Eghbali.

“We’re thrilled he has prolonged his contract with us and we look forward to extra achievement with him in advance.”A delegation of 20 players from numerous teams taking part in HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) Edition 8 visited the headquarters of the Special Security Unit (SSU) in Karachi on Saturday and expressed their appreciation for the expert standards maintained in the unit.

The delegation consisted of distinguished gamers from Islamabad United, Quetta Gladiators, Karachi Kings, and Peshawar Zalmi, together with overseas players Martin Guptill, Johan Botha, and Ben Cutting.

Pakistani players which include Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Faheem Ashraf, Umer Akmal, Haider Ali, Muhammad Haris, Danish Aziz, Rumman Raees and Abrar Ahmed had been additionally the various site visitors.DIGP Security & Emergency Services Division Dr Maqsood Ahmed met the players and welcomed them to the headquarters.

He briefed them at the sacrifices made and steps taken to restore worldwide cricket in Pakistan. The players have been also given the possibility to exercise taking pictures at the indoor firing range of SSU.

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