Willian ‘free to negotiate’ with Arsenal and Tottenham as Chelsea contract talks stall

first_imgChelsea is a possible destination for Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho (Picture: Getty Images)‘Three years…Chelsea said it would be impossible, so for now there’s this difficulty, but nothing is impossible.‘We don’t know what can happen, suddenly we could make a deal and get it right. ‘But what I can say today is that my contract is going over and I will be free to negotiate with any team.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalFrank Lampard could be looking to fill Willian’s vacancy with Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Jadon Sancho.The Blues are in the running for the 20-year-old’s signature, alongside Manchester United and Liverpool, and are reportedly ready to meet his £120million asking price.MORE: Chelsea warned against signing Man Utd transfer targets Jadon Sancho and Jude BellinghamMORE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette will leave Arsenal this summer, predicts Kevin CampbellFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Willian has spent seven years at the club (Picture: Getty Images)Willian has revealed contract negotiations with Chelsea have come to a standstill, leaving him free to talk to interested parties Arsenal and Tottenham.The Brazil international’s current deal at Stamford Bridge is set to expire this summer, and his request for a three-year extension has been shut down by the club.Willian has been a loyal servant since joining from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013, but as he approaches the age of 32, and with plenty of competition in his position, he is reassessing his options. The winger has previously stated his desire to remain in London, opening the door to a move to the Gunners or Spurs – with the latter offering him a chance to be reunited with former boss Jose Mourinho.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTWillian told Fox Sports: ‘Everyone knows that my contract ends now in a few months, so the renewal is really a difficult thing to happen.‘I think it will be very difficult for me to renew because Chelsea offered me two years, I asked for three and it ended there, we don’t talk anymore, we didn’t negotiate anymore.Read the latest updates: Coronavirus news live Willian ‘free to negotiate’ with Arsenal and Tottenham as Chelsea contract talks stall Advertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 3 Apr 2020 11:46 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link6.4kShares Advertisementlast_img