Where is Emerson Thome now?
Brazilian centre-back Emerson Thome retired from playing in 2007 at the age of 35 after a season playing in the J-League with Japanese side Vissel Kobe
Mostly remembered by football fans as a journeyman player, Thome played for six English clubs during his career including Chelsea where he was unable to command a regular place due to the form of French defensive pair Marcel Desailly and Frank Leboeuf.
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Upon retiring from playing, Thome re-established his ties with the Premier League when he was appointed as Everton’s chief scout in Portugal and Northern Spain.
Thome worked for the club for seven years before leaving in August 2015 to take on his current role as an international scout for West Ham United.
Emerson Thome: Premier League Statistics
|Premier League Teams Played for||Bolton Wanderers, Chelsea, Sheffield Weds, Sunderland|
Statistics courtesy of www.premierleague.com