WILLIAN has quashed rumours of a transfer revealing he needs to stay at Stamford Bridge for “many extra years.”
The Brazilian playmaker has been essential for the Blues this marketing campaign regardless of a scarcity of enjoying time and has caught the curiosity of his former supervisor Jose Mourinho.
However the 29-year-old has revealed his hope is to stay with the Blues – even when meaning he’s on the sidelines patiently ready for the nod.
Willian informed Brazilian outlet Globo: “As my father at all times stated, ‘You need to kill one lion a day’ – that is occurring to me throughout this time.
“I at all times attempt to maintain working and realizing the place I at all times needed to play, which is right here at Chelsea, even being on the bench.”
The bit-part participant has been an unsung hero for the reigning league champions this season contributing 5 targets – together with a shocking aim in opposition to Barcelona final week within the Champions League conflict.
Willian has lengthy been coveted by former Blues boss Mourinho and is claimed to be valued at £40million.
With United trying to clear up their midfield disaster in the summertime, Willian has been recognized as one of the vital probably suitors.
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However Mourinho’s hope of a reunion has been dealt an enormous blow.
Willian added: “My aim is to remain right here at Chelsea. Except Chelsea doesn’t need me anymore – then you need to discover one other membership.
“Staying right here for a lot of extra years and if it is attainable to resume my contract. About this, we’ve not talked but.
“It’d occur – I am tailored [to the club] – I have been right here 5 years on the finish of the season, I’ve gained titles.
“I’ve the followers affection too. I intend to proceed right here till the tip of my contract, to resume, to proceed for extra years.”
Willian signed a brand new four-year contract with Chelsea in July 2016.
He has remodeled 200 appearances for the membership since signing from Russian membership Anzhi Makhachkala in 2013.