Chelsea planning to hold fresh contract talks with Brazilian attacker

By | December 2, 2019

Premier League giants Chelsea are reportedly planning to hold fresh contract talks with Willian amid interest from Barcelona and Juventus.

The 31-year-old, who has managed to found back of the net three times and provided three assists in 17 games for the Blues this campaign, will see his current contract at Stamford Bridge expire in the summer.

La Liga defending champions, Barcelona are believed to be lining up a move for the Brazil international forward as he would, as it stands, be free to sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign team at the start of 2020.

Brazilian forward recently suggested that he is yet to be offered a fresh contract by the club, however, according to The Telegraph, an offer has been made to the agent of 31-year-old forward.

The report, though, suggested that the ‘bizarre stand-off’ will lead to the Blues holding more talks with the Brazil international in the hope of agreeing on an extension.

Juventus and Real Madrid d were also believed to be keeping tabs on developments, although Zinedine Zidane’s side are allegedly now not interested in bringing the attacker to the Bernabeu.

Chelsea another forward Tammy Abraham is also expected to sign new long-term contract with the Frank Lampard’s side after his impressive start of the 2019/20 season.