'Don't Sell Him' - Formal Chelsea Player Urges Lampard To Keep Blues Star.
'Don't Sell Him' - Chelsea Legend Urges Lampard To Keep Blues Star.
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Former Chelsea man Glen Johnson thinks the Blues would be making a mistake by letting Willian leave this summer
Chelsea winger Willian is set to leave the club this summer after seven years but he is open to remaining in west London for the remainder of the season.
The Premier League season came to a halt in March following the coronavirus pandemic, and is a restart is set to happen in June.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The Blues have subsequently announced new one-year extensions for Caballero and Giroud. But the club offered Willian and Pedro a short-term extension in order for them to complete the current campaign, but nothing permanent is their place.
The Brazilian winger is set to leave the London outfit at the end of the season upon the expiry of his contract, with the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham keen to sign the Brazilian winger.
However formal Chelsea player Johnson has given thoughts on Willian leaving at the end of the season..
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. 'Speaking to talkSPORT,'
"I still think he’s a top player. Those sort of players, those players with that level of professionalism, they are hard to replace." I’d definitely like to see him stay there for another year; he said.
The 31-year-old first joined the club back in 2013 from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala. Chelsea snapped him up for a fee of £30m and he has been a loyal servant to the team for seven years, massing a total of 330 appearances, Willian has contributed 59 goals and 59 assists whilst helping to guide his team to two Premier League titles, Europa League glory and an FA Cup success.
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Is still unknowing if Willian will agree to stay with new signings Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner set to join the Blues on July 1st.
Moreover, if he wishes, the club could certainly benefit from having the Brazilian’s talent and expertise on the bench but an international star likely won’t want to play second fiddle for the rest of his career.
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