sport news Jorginho has been helping Thiago Silva with the language barrier at Chelsea

'I taught him "man on" or "switch play" - things you need on the pitch': Jorginho has been helping Thiago Silva with the language barrier at Chelsea... but admits he might not be the best teacher because 'my English isn't that great' Chelsea swooped for Thiago Silva in the summer after the defender left PSG The veteran Brazil international adds some much needed steel to Chelsea's side But the 36-year-old does not speak English, so Jorginho has been helping him 

By Jack Bezants for MailOnline

Published: 06:47 BST, 22 October 2020 | Updated: 06:55 BST, 22 October 2020

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Jorginho has taken on an additional role in the Chelsea dressing room by helping Thiago Silva learn key footballing phrases in the English language.

Frank Lampard swooped for the veteran defender after he left French giants Paris Saint-Germain upon his contract expiring in the summer. 

The 36-year-old former Brazil international doesn't speak English yet but Brazilian-born midfielder Jorginho has been doing what he can to ensure his new team-mate settles as quickly as possible. 

Jorginho said he is doing what he can to help Thiago Silva settle quickly in the Chelsea side

Jorginho said he is doing what he can to help Thiago Silva settle quickly in the Chelsea side

The 36-year-old veteran defender signed for Chelsea this summer after leaving PSG

The 36-year-old veteran defender signed for Chelsea this summer after leaving PSG

Jorginho has revealed that he has taught Silva some key footballing phrases in English

Jorginho has revealed that he has taught Silva some key footballing phrases in English

'I have taught him "man on", "turn" or if he is on the other side, "switch play",' Jorginho said,

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