Willian’s entourage rubbish claims of Tottenham switch
Willian is in the final year of his current contract with Chelsea. With negotiations over a new deal not going as per plans, the seasoned campaigner has been heavily linked with an exit. (h/t Express)
More recently, well-known TV presenter Richard Keys claimed that Willian’s move to Tottenham was all but done, with the 31-year-old having already spoken to Mourinho.
However, Willian’s staff has rubbished all these speculations, claiming that there has been no contact made by our club. (h/t Express)
In addition, ESPN Brasil journalist Joao Castelo-Branco revealed on his Twitter account that the deal is nowhere near completion. Furthermore, he also hinted that a transfer to Arsenal is more likely at this moment than a transfer to Tottenham. (h/t Express)
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Willian, at 31, might not have been a long-term addition to our ranks. But his experience and proven pedigree would have made him a valuable addition to our ranks.
Moreover, the fact that he would have cost us nothing in transfer fees made him an even more attractive prospect given the current financial conditions due to the coronavirus crisis. It will be interesting to see who comes out on top in the race for the Brazilian.