Chelsea defender Thiago Silva delighted for Chalobah: I was aware of him at Lorient | OneFootball

Chelsea defender Thiago Silva delighted for Chalobah: I was aware of him at Lorient

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Chelsea defender Thiago Silva is happy seeing Trevoh Chalobah progressing quickly this season.

Chalobah is making his name in the Premier League and the Champions League this season, able to lean on the nearby experience of Thiago Silva who has been watching closely.

"He is a player despite being so young who plays like an experienced professional," says the Brazilian, "and that makes me really happy because I'm there alongside him playing the same position and I can see how he's performing, how he's developing.

"Not just anybody can do this, can step up to a team like Chelsea and perform and he's not doing it because of my help, he's doing it because of his own abilities. He is a player who I knew from France where he was playing at a lower level for Lorient and he's made the step up and he's playing here because he deserves to.

"Some people said that he didn't have the ability to do so but he's made it because of his own capacities. That's something that makes me really happy because a player like Trevoh Chalobah is the future of this club."

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