It is as plain to see as the nose on my face that Chelsea’s major problems last season were taking chances and conceding goals.
Hopefully, the signings made already during this transfer window will go a long way to eradicating that former problem.
But what have Chelsea done to cure their defensive ills, particularly, at the heart of the defence?
Well, at this moment in time, nothing!
But the transfer grapevine continues to suggest that is about to change.
Talk has been almost incessant implying that Chelsea, as confirmed by Sky Sports are set to bring the Paris St-Germain centre-back, Thiago Silva, to Stamford Bridge.
With his contract having expired, the Brazilian defender is free to choose who he wants to play for with only his salary to negotiate.
But Thiago is 35-years-of-age and his potential signing would appear to go against the Chelsea grain.
After all, have we not just let Willian and Pedro, both over 30, leave the club?
But Thiago is, as they say, a different kettle of fish.
Even at his age, I reckon he can do a more than decent job.
His experience will stand him in good stead and if any proof is needed that he still has got what it takes, just look how he handled the Bayern Munich attack in the recent Champions League Final.
My one fear is that the sheer physicality of the Premier League could be his undoing but that is something that could apply to any of the signings Chelsea have made this summer.
I believe Chelsea signing Thiago would be a smart move, but is that a thought you concur with?
Would Signing Thiago Silva Be A Good Deal For Chelsea?
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