Official: The Reason Thiago Silva set to be suspended ahead of Aston Villa match |

Official: The Reason Thiago Silva set to be suspended ahead of Aston Villa match

Thiago Silva set to be suspended for Chelsea’s clash with Aston Villa. Here's why

Official: The Reason Thiago Silva set to be suspended ahead of Aston Villa match

Thiago Silva set to be suspended for Chelsea’s clash with Aston Villa. Here's why

The Brazilian defender was not allowed to depart for international duty, a decision which could have consequences this weekend

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel faces an uneasy wait over Thiago Silva’s availability for their game with Aston Villa this weekend.

The Brazilian, like a number of South American players plying their trade in England

Was not allowed to leave the club for international duty after the Premier League made the unanimous decision

However, to withdraw permission for players to link up with their national team.

Whilst some followed the guidelines laid down by the league

Other’s such as Spurs duo Giovani Lo Celso and Cristian Romero, still chose to travel – a decision that has proven hugely controversial after the shocking scenes witnessed in Sao Paulo earlier this week.

Silva himself was not involved during the game between Brazil and Argentina and so is not required to self-isolate

Moreover, having stayed in the UK but Chelsea could still be without his services no nonetheless.

As per the BBC, FIFA can ban players not released for an international window for a period of five days after the window ends.

Indeed, this would keep Silva out of Chelsea’s upcoming clash against Aston Villa

A decision over whether to issue a ban for any players has not yet been announced just four days before Chelsea’s home game with Villa.

European Clubs’ Association chief executive Charlie Marshall has appealed to FIFA to announce any decision sooner rather than later.

He said: “This has to be sorted it out within the next 24 hours”

“Liverpool and the other clubs need to know if they can play their Brazilians or not.”

“If Fifa is not going to sanction the clubs then they need to tell them.”

Silva having to sit the game out would certainly be a big blow to Chelsea

Thoughts on the decision to made

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