Chelsea winger, Willian, has finally decided to stay at
Stamford Bridge amid interest from Barcelona.
Barcelona are interested in signing the Brazilian in this
January transfer window.
But speaking after Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Newcastle
United in the Premier League encounter at Stamford Bridge
on Saturday night, Willian stated categorically that his future
remains at Chelsea.
The 30-year-old scored the winner against Newcastle
following Pedro’s first half goal.
When asked about Barcelona’s interest, Willian was quoted
by Metro UK as saying at post match: “My future is here at
Chelsea, I don’t know what you’re talking about. I didn’t see
On his decisive goal and the win over Newcastle, Willian
added: “I think it’s always difficult in the Premier League.
We have to be more clinical. Today we couldn’t do that but
we have the quality to do it in the next games.
“But I think the character was good and the most important
is to win the game. I scored a good goal. I found the space
and put the ball exactly where I wanted.”
Meanwhile, Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri has dismissed
reports linking Willian with a move away from the club.
The Italian gaffer said it is “impossible” for Chelsea to allow
the forward to leave the West London club this month.