'What a signing': John Terry and Mason Mount react to Thiago Silva signing
Chelsea legend John Terry has given his seal of approval to Thiago Silva’s signing as Mason Mount posted a clever reaction on social media.
The 35-year-old has officially signed a one-year contract with the club, with an option of a further year.
The Brazil international’s Chelsea arrival excites the club’s most successful captain and centre-back Terry himself.
The Aston Villa assistant manager commented on Thiago Silva’s transfer announcement on Chelsea’s Instagram account: “What a signing this is.”
John Terry gives his seal of approval on Chelsea signing Thiago Silva… pic.twitter.com/tp2CMtGldz
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While Mount uploaded a clip of the viral Dave’s ‘Thiago Silva’ ft. Alex live performance video at the 2019 Glastonbury festival.
— Mason Mount (@masonmount_10) August 28, 2020
Silva himself wrote on his Instagram: “Happy to announce my arrival at this iconic club! Chelsea, I’m coming!”
“See you soon, Blues fans,” the Brazil international added as he posed with a Chelsea shirt in a video.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 28, 2020
However, judging from the video, Silva could be undergoing a 14-day period of isolation, as previously reported by Sky Sports.
The quarantine would prevent him from taking part in Chelsea’s pre-season and the fans may have to wait until their opening fixture against Brighton on September 14 to see their new signing in action.
Eight other Chelsea players are also in quarantine, according to the Guardian, including Mount, Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori and Christian Pulisic, who were on holiday together on the Greek island of Mykonos.
It remains unclear whether they tested positive for Covid-19 or they were just following the government guidelines after travelling overseas to countries on the high-risk list.