Brazilian superstar has been strongly linked with move away from Stamford Bridge this summer with Barcelona making three unsuccessful bids
JOSE MOURINHO has been dealt a huge transfer blow after top target Willian declared his loyalty to Chelsea.
The Brazilian superstar is nearing the end of his post-World Cup holiday as questions marks surround his immediate future
Barcelona failed with three bids for the 30-year-old, eventually
turning to Bordeaux youngster Malcom instead.
United boss Mourinho is also keen on making a move for Willian after snapping up Nemanja Matic from Chelsea last
But Willian insists he has no plans to leave Stamford Bridge before the transfer window closes on August 9.
And the ace is instead focused on linking up with new boss Maurizio Sarri ahead of another gruelling Premier League
Willian told Globo Esporte : “[Leaving?] No, I’m back to England I’m very happy at Chelsea.
“I’m very happy living in London.”
Willian’s words are sure to come as a huge relief to Sarri, who is sweating over the futures of a number of other stars in the
Eden Hazard has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid, while Thibaut Courtois is widely expected to join Los
Blancos after entering the final year of his Blues contract.