Chelsea is in advance talks with Paris Saint-Germain star Thiago Silva as the Blues aim to sign the defender after the Champions League finals.
Chelsea is close to secure a deal for the 35-year-old defender as manager Frank Lampard looks to end the team defensive frail ahead of the coming season.
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The captain is set to play his final game for Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League final against Bayern Munich on Sunday.
Silva is not prepared to retire and still wants to compete at the high level and a move to Chelsea matches his ambition.
The former AC Milan defender has been touted to return to Italy with Florentina keen on bringing back the Brazilian ace to Serie A.