Thiago Silva’s wife reveals that the Covid-positive Chelsea star is quarantining alone, shut off in a corner of their mansion, after the rest of his family tested negative
- Thiago Silva missed Chelsea’s Carabao Cup semi-final after testing positive
- The defender is quarantining on one side of his house after contracting Covid-19
- His wife, Isabelle, revealed that the Brazilian was fine and had no symptoms
- She also said that the rest of the family were negative after testing for the virus
Chelsea defender Thiago Silva has shut himself away in one corner of his mansion to quarantine from his family after testing positive for Covid-19.
The 37-year-old missed Chelsea’s Carabao Cup semi-final against Tottenham after the Blues confirmed he and N’Golo Kante tested positive for the virus on Wednesday morning.
The Brazilian’s wife revealed that he is carrying out his period of isolation away from the rest of the family after they tested negative.
Thiago Silva (pictured) has shut himself away in one corner of his mansion to quarantine
The Brazilian’s wife revealed that he is carrying out his period of isolation away from the family
Posting on her Instagram story, Isabelle Silva assured fans that her husband was fine despite contracting the virus.
She shared two clips to her social media of her wearing a mask to leave a bottle of water outside the centre back’s room before opening the door slightly to show him also wearing a face covering.
She posted the clips with the captions: ‘He is fine without symptoms and in quarantine.
On her Instagram, Isabelle Silva assured fans that her husband did not have any symptoms
‘All of the house (have been) tested and are negative. Amen.’
Silva looked to be fit and healthy, donning Chelsea training kit despite being locked down at home.
The Brazil international committed his future to Chelsea by signing a new one-year deal to stay at the club through the 2022-23 campaign on Monday.
Isabelle also revealed that Silva was quarantining as the rest of the family had tested negative
Silva joined the Blues from Paris Saint-Germain during the summer of 2020, and has made 56 appearances.
The veteran has gone on to win the Champions League trophy and has impressed many by bringing calmness and experience to Tuchel’s back line.
‘To play here with Chelsea is a real pleasure. I never thought I would play for three years here in this great club, so I’m very happy to stay for another season,’ Silva said on the Chelsea website.
The Chelsea defender penned a new one-year extension with the west Londoners on Monday
‘I will continue to give everything for this club and for the supporters, who have always been by my side since I arrived.
‘It’s amazing to have this relationship with the fans and not only that but the players, staff and the whole club.
‘I am going to give everything to keep playing at this level in the most important league in the world.’
Chelsea beat Spurs 2-0 in the first leg of the cup tie despite Thomas Tuchel being forced into a last minute change following Silva and Kante’s positive results.
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