• No truth in Willian to Manchester United rumours

    No truth in Willian to Manchester United rumours

    The Brazilian helped the Blues to victory at Manchester City on Saturday, but had been linked with a move to Old Trafford after a spell on the sidelines.

    Willian has been the subject of speculation linking him to Manchester United and a reunion with his old manager, Jose Mourinho, but a source has told Goal that “there is nothing in it”.

    The 28-year-old is expected to stay at Chelsea having only signed a new contract in July that keeps him at the […]

  • Conte reveals the real reason Willian is out of Chelsea’s team

    Conte reveals the real reason Willian is out of Chelsea’s team

    Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists Pedro is keeping Willian out of his starting XI simply because the Spanish winger is in better form than his rival.

    Willian, 28, has made just one appearance for the Blues in November following the passing of his mother.

    The Brazilian was given time off following her death but returned to the club a fortnight ago and has only appeared as a substitute in the side’s 2-1 win against Tottenham.

    It’s been suggested that Willian’s struggling to come […]

  • Conte reveals what Willian must do to break back into the Chelsea side

    Conte reveals what Willian must do to break back into the Chelsea side

    Antonio Conte’s urged Willian to break back into Chelsea’s starting line-up by re-finding his form after a difficult few weeks for the Brazilian forward.

    Willian’s mother passed away in October and the winger’s yet to feature for the club again since her passing.

    The Blues have been in sensational form over the last two months, winning six league matches on the bounce and keeping clean sheets in each one.

    Conte’s side face Tottenham at Stamford Bridge on Saturday and the Italian’s told Willian […]

  • Manchester United line up shock transfer of Chelsea’s Willian for £40m in January

    Manchester United line up shock transfer of Chelsea’s Willian for £40m in January

    Manchester United are reportedly ready to make a surprise move to sign Chelsea winger Willian in the January transfer window.

    The Brazil international has not featured for the Blues of late, having been allowed time off by manager Antonio Conte after the death of his mother in October.

    Willian was voted Chelsea’s player of the season last year after some outstanding form, and his old manager Jose Mourinho seemingly remains a big fan of his.

    With Pedro now looking more and more like […]

  • Where’s Willian? Chelsea fans confused as player of the year left out

    Where’s Willian? Chelsea fans confused as player of the year left out

    Chelsea fans have asked what the problem is with star player Willian after the Brazilian missed out on the squad to face Middlesbrough.

    The 28-year-old was on compassionate leave after the death of his mother before the international break, but has already returned to action with the Blues, and his national team during the last week.

    Willian came on in the 82nd minute of Brazil’s 2-0 victory over Peru on Wednesday, and it is possible that manager Antonio Conte thinks he isn’t […]

  • Willian ‘confused’ by Chelsea’s strange decision during the international break

    Willian ‘confused’ by Chelsea’s strange decision during the international break

    Willian was left confused by Chelsea’s decision to not hire a private jet to rush him back from international duty with Brazil, according to reports.

    The Daily Mail claims that Chelsea opted not to team up with Liverpool, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, who split the £120,000 cost of a private jet in order to get their Brazilian stars back quicker than using commercial airlines.

    Both Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino arrived in England ahead of their training session with Liverpool on […]

  • Class: Conte dedicates Chelsea victory to grieving Willian

    Class: Conte dedicates Chelsea victory to grieving Willian

    Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has dedicated their win against Leicester City to grieving midfielder Willian.

    The Brazilian’s mother died earlier in the week, and the former Shakhtar Donetsk man was granted compassionate leave to miss the match with the Foxes.

    However, that doesn’t mean that the team forgot about the 28-year-old while they stormed to a 3-0 win over the reigning Premier League champions.

    ‘I want to dedicate the win to Willian and his family because we know it’s a very sad moment […]

  • Chelsea’s Moses dedicates goal to Willian and his family

    Chelsea’s Moses dedicates goal to Willian and his family

    Victor Moses scored his second Premier League goal of the season in Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Leicester City and dedicated his goal to Willian, whose mother passed away following a battle with cancer.

    The Nigerian’s strike, alongside two from more regular scorer Diego Costa and Eden Hazard, sealed a victory that took his side up to fifth in the table after eight games.

    Moses was delighted with victory, and dedicated his effort to his Brazilian teammate who missed the game and his […]

  • Willian to miss Leicester game following mother’s death

    Willian to miss Leicester game following mother’s death

    Willian is expected to miss Chelsea’s Premier League clash with champions Leicester on Saturday on compassionate leave following the death of his mother.

    The Brazil playmaker wrote a poem in his native Portuguese in tribute to his mother on Instagram on Thursday after her death, reportedly of cancer.

    Chelsea sent their condolences to the 28-year-old and his family.

    Chelsea said on their website:

    ‘All of us at Chelsea Football Club are sending our love and deepest condolences to Willian and his family after the […]

  • VERY SAD!! Chelsea’s Willian confirms the death of his mother

    VERY SAD!! Chelsea’s Willian confirms the death of his mother

    The Blues winger has taken to social media to reveal that his mother lost her battle with cancer as he returns home to London after international duty with Brazil.

    Willian has confirmed on Facebook that his mother has lost her battle with cancer after surgery and chemotherapy treatments failed to send the disease into remission.

    The 28-year-old revealed that his mother was suffering from the illness back in September and that she was receiving treatment in his native Brazil.

    He has returned home […]

  • Chelsea star Willian posts heartbreaking message about mum suffering from cancer for 2years

    Chelsea star Willian posts heartbreaking message about mum suffering from cancer for 2years

    Chelsea midfielder Willian took to his Instagram page early this morning to share a heartbreaking inspirational post about his mum who has been suffering from cancer for over two years now.

    The former Shakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder shared the photo as he prepared to travel from Brazil to England ahead of the EPL this weekend and described what it feels like to be a famous professional athlete with a mother suffering from cancer.

    Willian also made the excellent point that cancer affects […]