Chelsea forward Willian has disclose that Chelsea declined the offer Barcelona made him last year. The Brazilian whose contract expires this summer will now be free and open to negotiate contract terms with other clubs outside England in January.
Willian in an interview stated that he could have left Chelsea earlier.
I could have left Chelsea earlier; say Willian in a recent interview.
‘The only real official offer I had came from Barcelona, last year, after the World Cup,’ Willian told DAZN.
‘Barcelona indeed presented an offer to Chelsea but it was rejected.
‘That was the only actual time I had to discuss something like this with my family, although we really love it here [London]. So there were several factors that helped us in staying.’
According to Sportsmail, Barcelona had made an offer worth £50million to capture the forward.
it isn’t certain yet if willian will get a new contract from Frank Lampard, seeing he is over 31-years-old, he might grown passed the squad of youth which is currently the coach game plan.
Willian has made over 300 appearances for the London side since joining the English side from Shakhtar Donetsk and has also been a regular starter for Chelsea this season, He has also spoken about the possibility of returning to Brazil to play for his former club Corinthians again.