Chelsea are confident Thiago Silva will sign a one-year extension through 2024.

Silva's deal expires at the end of the season. 

Speaking about the possibility of a new contract last week, Silva said: "We are talking about it. Probably everything will happen in the next few days. My intention and the club's intention are the same: to stay together.

"I know that the club needs me at this moment, I'm here to help, there are young players. I think that with my experience I can help in this process of rebuilding the club.

"I am here for this, willing to do this. But I know that my responsibility is huge. I know we have a lot of work ahead of us."