Mourinho forced to look elsewhere as top Ligue 1 defender rules out Man Utd switch

Date published: Wednesday 28th November 2018 3:47

Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Thiago Silva after the defender claimed he would like to finish his career at PSG.

Silva has been one of the more experienced names to be linked with a move to Old Trafford to solve Jose Mourinho’s defensive issues, with Diego Godin also a strong possibility – although it appears AC Milan have beaten United to the latter.

Now, Brazil centre-back Silva has put an end to any rumours of a Ligue 1 departure by claiming he would like to retire at current club PSG.

He told UOL Esporte: “I have two years left in my contract with PSG and I want to end my career here.”

Silva had also been linked with a return to former club AC Milan, from whom he joined PSG in 2012. However, the 34-year-old looks set to see out his career in France, where he has captained PSG to five Ligue 1 titles.

 

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