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Thiago Silva appears in Chelsea colours for the first time as he trains at Cobham

Thiago Silva appears in Chelsea colours for the first time as he joins fellow new boy Ben Chilwell and team-mates for training at Cobham ahead of Liverpool clash

  • Defender Thiago Silva trained with his new Chelsea team-mates for the first time
  • The Brazilian centre back has joined the Blues after leaving Paris Saint-Germain 
  • Full back Ben Chilwell was also present following his move from Leicester City

There was a new face at Cobham on Wednesday as Thiago Silva finally joined up with his Chelsea team-mates for the first time.

The 35-year-old Brazilian defender has signed a one-year deal at Stamford Bridge after calling time on his time at Paris Saint-Germain.

Silva made 315 appearances for the French champions over an eight-year stay in the capital.

Thiago Silva trained with Chelsea for the first time on Wednesday after joining the club

Thiago Silva trained with Chelsea for the first time on Wednesday after joining the club

He appeared in training with his new colleagues, taking part in small-sided matches and other drills.

Alongside him was Ben Chilwell, who has missed the start of Chelsea’s season with injury.

The full back joined from Leicester City in the summer in a £50million deal but has struggled with a heel injury he picked up towards the back-end of last season.

Fellow new boy Ben Chilwell (right) was also at Cobham, as the pair joined theie team-mates

Fellow new boy Ben Chilwell (right) was also at Cobham, as the pair joined theie team-mates

He is now back in training, and could be in line for his debut in the coming weeks. 

Chelsea began their season with a 3-1 victory over Brighton on Monday evening. 

Frank Lampard’s men take on Liverpool at Stamford Bridge this Sunday at 4.30pm.  

The Brazilian defender left Paris Saint-Germain in the summer to move to Stamford Bridge

The Brazilian defender left Paris Saint-Germain in the summer to move to Stamford Bridge

Silva made 315 appearances for Paris Saint-Germain during an eight-year stint with the club

Silva made 315 appearances for Paris Saint-Germain during an eight-year stint with the club

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