How Chelsea plan to stop the ban on Thiago Silva

Brazil’s FA have made a move to block Thiago Silva from featuring in the Premier League this weekend.

The Brazilian Football Association has asked FIFA to block some of their national team players from featuring in the Premier League this weekend.

Premier League clubs had agreed to prevent their players from travelling for matches which would be held in countries that are on the UK’s red list due to coronvirus.

Any player who travelled to a red list country for the international games would be required to isolate for a 10-day period at a hotel once they returned to the UK, which meant they would miss at least two fixtures for their club.

Chelsea centre-back Thiago Silva was affected by the ban and was due to miss this weekend’s game against Aston Villa.

Meanwhile, the affected clubs have the backing of the ECA (European Club Association) against FIFA.

The affected clubs aren’t happy with the ban, and according to the Guardian, talks are on between all involved parties and an agreement could be reached in the next 24 hours.

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