Barcelona are considering making another bid for Chelsea winger Willian.
The 31 year old is out of contract at Stamford Bridge in the summer and, despite being offered a new deal by the West London club, has so far refused to agree to any extension to his stay. As things currently stand he will able to leave on a free contract next year, and is able to begin discussions with foreign clubs in January.
Barcelona have had a long-standing interest in Willian, since he was playing for the Ukrainian side Shaktar Donetsk and have been linked with several moves for him in the past. Now they could finally be set to get their man.
Willian joined Chelsea in 2013 from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala for a fee of £30 million, and has since gone on to make 300 appearances for Chelsea in all competitions, scoring 54 goals for them, including the second in their 2 – 1 Champions League win over Lille on Wednesday night.
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