Chelsea’s Willian has responded to transfer speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona by insisting that his future is at Stamford Bridge
It was reported that La Liga giants Barcelona are considering making a second bid for Willian after having an offer rejected by Chelsea on Thursday.
Barca made a £50million bid which would also see Malcom, whom they bought from Bordeaux for £38m last summer, going the other way.
But Willian gave the topic short shrift after his match-winning goal at the weekend against Newcastle
“My future is Chelsea, I don’t know what you’re talking about,” he fired to BT Sport when quizzed on his transfer situation.
Fellow goalscorer Pedro also chimed in, stating to his team-mate “your future is here”.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri added his voice to those playing down the transfer rumours.
“Willian is very important for us. He is a great player. I think that he has to stay with us,” the Italian stated