Chelsea defender, Thiago Silva says he was ‘truly sad’ that Paris Saint-Germain signed former Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos.
The veteran defender, who was allowed to leave the Ligue 1 side in 2020, said he has been left hurt by the club’s decision to bring in the Spain star as he was not offered a similar deal despite him being close in age with Ramos.
Ramos is one of a number of high-profile signings at Parc des Princes this summer. Silva, who is entering his second year at Chelsea following his PSG exit last term, told ESPN Brazil, “I have nothing against Sergio Ramos, but Sergio, at the time at which they offered him a two-year contract, was the same age as me last year,” the 36-year-old told ESPN Brazil.
“So that made me truly sad. I have not yet spoken about it with anyone, because it made me really sad because I felt like I had done nothing for the club.
“My departure is a page that has certainly been turned, but at the same time I think a lot, I reflect a lot on everything that has happened. I think that something else could have been done.
“Because it was not eight days, or eight months that I spent with PSG. It was eight years with lots of victories, lots of work to be able to change, and put PSG at the level that it is today.
“I want PSG to win, because the club deserves all the respect. But, in light of the way that things played out, I have this feeling of sadness and I feel that it could have been done differently.”