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Willian rejects Chelsea new deal: Arsenal in talks to sign him

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Willian has rejected another contract proposal from Chelsea, reports claim. The winger is expected to leave the club after seven seasons at Stamford Bridge.

Willian has rejected Chelsea’s latest offer for an extension and he’s now expected to be on his way out of the club this month.

The 31-year-old was holding out for a three-year deal but was only offered two-years by the Blues.

Willian has enjoyed a hugely successful career with Chelsea since arriving from Anzhi Makhachkala in 2013.

The 31-year-old has scored 63 goals and provided 62 assists in 339 appearances for the club.

Willian also helped the west London side win two Premier League titles, the FA Cup and the Europa League in the 2018-19 campaign.

However, he could now be off to another side of London.

According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, the Brazilian has more or less called it quits at Chelsea.

“Willian has refused another bid from Chelsea to extend his contract until June 2022,” Romano tweeted. “Still no agreement.”

Romano continued to discuss interest from London rivals Arsenal and claims that the Gunners are in talks with his representative, Kia Joorabchian.

“Arsenal are now in talks with his representatives to sign him as a free agent – no bids from Barcelona at the moment.”

Arsenal’s relationship with agent Joorabchian could prove fruitful.

The Gunners have done plenty of business with Joorabchian in recent months with clients Cedric Soares and David Luiz having penned deals.

Asides Arsenal, Barcelona and David Beckham’s Inter Miami are also monitoring the situation of Willian.