Brazil defender Thiago Silva: Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus plays without fear

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Chelsea and Brazil defender Thiago Silva believes two of his teammates can play crucial roles at the World Cup.

Silva, who is likely playing his last major international tournament, will be hoping to sign off by bringing the World Cup back to Brazil for the sixth time.

When asked about his squad’s quality, he specifically talked about Arsenal duo Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli.

“You can see the connection they’ve had this season with Arsenal – it’s a big reason why they’re top of the Premier League,” said Silva.

“Jesus, we’ve known about his quality for a long time, but Martinelli is really showing what he’s about.

“He’s playing without fear and, if he gets the chance to play, I don’t think it will faze him and he’ll just do what we know he can do. I think all attacking players at the top level need that little bit of arrogance – that they know they can do something special – and he has that.”

“If it is his last World Cup, then we have to do everything to win for him,” added Silva on PSG star Neymar.

“Every player who represents Brazil at T…

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