Adrien Silva joins AS Monaco, Youri Tielemans off to Leicester
Born in Angouleme, Adrien Silva is a product of Sporting Clube de Portugal where he made his professional debut in the 2007/2008 season before being successively loaned to Maccabi Haifa (2010/2011) and then to the Academica de Coimbra (2011/2012) to gain experience.
Back in Lisbon, he stands as a technical leader and wears the captain’s armband. After 242 games including 34 games in European competitions, and a season under Leonardo Jardim (2013-14), he transferred to Leicester in January 2018.
A regular member of the national team of Portugal, Adrien Silva has 26 caps on the senior team with which he won the Euro 2016, actively participating in the title.