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Thiago Silva rejects offer from Saudi Pro League and opts for a heartfelt reunion with his former club instead.

Thiago Silva, the esteemed Chelsea player, has made a heartfelt decision to reconnect with a former club instead of venturing into the Saudi Pro League, sources reveal.

After four memorable years at Stamford Bridge, where he attained a revered status among fans, the 39-year-old Brazilian is set to bid farewell to Chelsea. Expressing his deep attachment to the club, Silva emphasized its significance not just for him but also for his family, with his sons also part of the Chelsea setup.

In an emotional statement via Chelsea’s official channels, Silva reflected on his time at the club, expressing gratitude for the opportunity and leaving the door open for a potential return in a different capacity. His departure comes with the news of his agreement to join his former Brazilian side, Fluminense, on a two-year contract, marking a significant reunion.

Reports suggest that Silva’s return to Fluminense, where he previously showcased his talents between 2006 and 2008 before moving to AC Milan, will be officially announced after the formalization of his contract. Despite interest from European and Saudi clubs, Fluminense emerged victorious in securing Silva’s return to his homeland.

However, amidst the excitement surrounding his impending move, Silva’s wife, Belle Silva, hinted on social media that nothing has been finalized yet.

Silva’s potential departure from Chelsea could mean that his last appearance for the club was marred by injury during a match against Aston Villa, where he suffered a groin injury. Nonetheless, his legacy at Chelsea remains intact, highlighted by his pivotal role in the team’s Champions League triumph in 2021.

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