Chelsea Defender Thiago Silva Addresses Spat Between Kylian Mbappe and Neymar

Chelsea Defender Thiago Silva Addresses Spat Between Kylian Mbappe and Neymar

  • Brazil national team captain Thiago Silva has refused to be drawn into the saga surrounding Kylian Mbappe and Neymar
  • The two Paris Saint-Germain stars are believed to be having issues between them in the dressing room
  • Silva was a teammate and captain of the two before leaving to join Chelsea in 2020

Veteran defender Thiago Silva has voiced his opinion on the alleged conflict between his former Paris Saint-Germain teammates, Kylian Mbappe and Neymar.

The latter is still Silva's teammate at the international level. Silva is expected to be handed Brazil's armband at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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Thiago Silva and Neymar during Brazil's international friendly against Ghana on September 23rd. Photo by Antonio Borga.
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Now with Chelsea, Silva refused to be drawn into the scuffle between the two stars. Mbappe and Neymar have been in the news headlines over some ego issues.

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It started with Mbappe's bumper contract, which saw him get sweeping powers at the club. It was reported that he directed the club to sell Neymar, rumours that he vehemently denied.

Afterwards, the two fought for a penalty before PSG's top leadership moved in to quell the tension.

The Mirror reports that Silva said he wasn't really in a position to comment as he did not know what was happening.

I can’t talk about the relationship between Neymar and Mbappé. I’m not inside PSG. I don’t know what exactly is going on. I can’t talk about Kylian. I can talk about Neymar, who I know very well. He does everything to help his team.

Silva served as PSG's captain before leaving the club in 2020 after more than 9 illustrious years in Paris. He is known for his leadership qualities and defensive acumen.

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Sports Brief had earlier reported that former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Leandro Paredes has revealed that he did not have a relationship with Kylian Mbappe.

Paredes shared the dressing room with Mbappe for three years after arriving from Russian club Zenit St. Petersburg.

His comments come on the backdrop of Neymar's strange reaction when he was asked to comment about his relationship with Mbappe.