This week brought the biggest news since the cancelation of Ligue 1 last March due to the coronavirus, which was Thiago Silva would not receive a contract extension from Paris Saint-Germain and the 2019-20 season would be his last in the French capital.
Silva’s current contract with PSG runs until June 30, and Le Parisien reports that neither side has confirmed the news and that the 35-year-old defender is planning to return to Paris this week after being confined with his family in Brazil. When he arrives, it’s expected that Silva will meet with Leonardo, PSG’s sporting director, to discuss his future.
Essentially, because Silva’s contract runs out at the end of the month and the 2019-20 season continues through late July and August with the Coupe de la Ligue final, Coupe de France final, and UEFA Champions League, Silva needs to sign a temporary extension so that he can remain in the squad and try to win a few more trophies before moving on to the next stage of his career.
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