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Premier League is much different, says Thiago Silva

Tue 10 November 2020 | 16:24

Thiago Silva talks about his new experience at the Premier League.

Thiago Silva

joined

Chelsea

to improve

Frank Lampard

's defense. The experienced centre back came to Chelsea to fill the void in their defense as they had one of their worst seasons in terms of defending last year.

The Brazilian defender talks about his new experience at the Premier League. Silva who has the experience of playing at

Milan

and

PSG

alongside great defenders say that each Premier League gives him a headache because of repetitive aerial duels.

"They are three very different football schools," he told a news conference. "I have had a great learning experience in Italy, one of the best schools for the back line and defensive phase.

"I also had great companions in my early days like [Paolo]

Maldini

and [Alessandro]

Nesta

, with whom I played for two years, so I was able to learn a lot from them.

"The French championship is a little more physical, stronger and now

PSG

has a dominance over the opponents and we had to risk a little more.

"And now in the English championship, the last two games I ended up with a lot of headaches because there are aerial plays at all times and, with a very high pace of play, it is very different from the other two leagues.

"I have learned from all that and I put it into practice to help the younger players."


source: SportMob