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Chelsea defender Thiago Silva reveals why he is nicknamed 'The Monster'

 

The vastly-experienced Brazilian centre-half is showing no sign of slowing down with the Blues after committing to a new contract

Thiago Silva has revealed why he is known as 'The Monster', with the Chelsea defender claiming to have been given that nickname in his younger years at Fluminense.

The Brazil international has certainly lived up to that moniker down the years, with the commanding centre-half still going strong at the age of 36.

He has committed to a new one-year contract at Stamford Bridge and, having helped to deliver Champions League glory in 2021, is determined to prove that he can remain a colossus at the heart of Thomas Tuchel's defensive unit.

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