Chelsea boss Frank Lampard mentioned he’s not sure if Brazilian winger Willian will stay on the English Premier League soccer membership subsequent season however expects no bitterness from each events if he does depart.
British media has reported that Willian is on the verge of becoming a member of Chelsea’s London rivals Arsenal on a three-year deal after his present employers solely supplied him a two-year extension which left him disillusioned.
The 31-year-old Willian’s contract expires on the finish of Chelsea’s Champions League marketing campaign. Lampard’s facet tackle Bayern Munich within the last-16 second-leg on Saturday, a sport Willian will miss resulting from an ankle harm.
“I haven’t acquired a solution” about whether or not Willian will depart, “as a result of Willian stays our participant in the intervening time. It really doesn’t matter about disappointment from any celebration on this scenario,” Lampard instructed reporters.
“Actually as a membership we have now accomplished every part we are able to to clarify to Willian, and mine and his relationship is shut. I’d haven’t any feeling of disappointment if he does transfer on. I’ve performed with him, coached him, he’s a incredible man and a incredible participant. He’ll really feel like that about Chelsea… However I don’t need anybody to attempt to discover a unfavorable perspective, as a result of the membership have acted very nicely on this as nicely.”
Willian has scored 63 targets and supplied 62 assists in 339 appearances for Chelsea since his arrival from Russian membership Anzhi Makhachkala in 2013.