The week started with the bombshell news that Paris Saint-Germain will not offer Thiago Silva a contract extension.

PSG’s captain will be free to leave the club on June 30, or, sign a temporary extension so that he can participate with the club in the UEFA Champions League when it resumes in August.

Since arriving from AC Milan in 2012, Silva has racked up more than 300 appearances for Les Parisiens and has been a consistent force in PSG’s defense.

Unfortunately, the realities of Silva’s age (35) and €1.5 million gross monthly salary played a major role in PSG not offering him an extension.   Continue reading 

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