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Thiago Silva stays put at Milan

Published: Monday 2 July 2012, 17.20CET
AC Milan defender Thiago Silva has agreed a new deal until June 2017 as the Brazil centre-back prepares for another UEFA Champions League campaign with the Serie A runners-up.
Thiago Silva stays put at Milan
Thiago Silva is staying at Milan ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Monday 2 July 2012, 17.20CET

Thiago Silva stays put at Milan

AC Milan defender Thiago Silva has agreed a new deal until June 2017 as the Brazil centre-back prepares for another UEFA Champions League campaign with the Serie A runners-up.

AC Milan defender Thiago Silva has agreed a new deal running for five years.

A Milan statement confirmed that the club have "extended the player's contract until 30 June 2017". The Brazilian international centre-back, 27, joined from Fluminense FC in January 2009 and was key to earning a Serie A title and a run to last season's UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. Having finished second behind Juventus in 2011/12, Milan begin the next UEFA Champions League in the group stage.

Last updated: 02/07/12 17.25CET

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