Willian has written a goodbye letter to Chelsea fans confirming his departure from the club, but where will he go next?
Brazilian attacking midfielder Willian today confirmed that he will not don the Chelsea shirt again.
He is not revealing where he will be playing next, but he has taken to Twitter and penned a letter to the Stamford Bridge faithful.
Willian thanked them for their support, the time, and the memories they had together.
“They were seven wonderful years. In August 2013 when I received the offer from Chelsea, I was convinced that this was where I had to play.”
“Today I am certain that it was the best of decisions. There were so many happy times, some sad, there were trophies and it was always very intense.”
“I am really grateful to the Chelsea fans for the affectionate way they welcomed me at Stamford Bridge and their support throughout my time at the club.”
“The time has now come to move on. I am certainly going to miss my team-mates. I will miss all the staff at the club who’ve always treated me like a son and I will miss the fans. I leave with my head held high, safe in the knowledge that I won things here, and always did my best in a Chelsea shirt!”
“My heartfelt thanks go out to all of you and God bless you!”
Arsenal is favorites to sign Willian. This has left Chelsea’s fans unimpressed of the idea of him playing against them next season and worse still in the shirt of a bitter cross-town rival.
The leaked photo’s of him apparently in his new club’s kit caused a bit of an outrage.