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Chelsea: Fans over the moon after reports over Willian’s contract

Chelsea: Fans over the moon after reports over Willian’s contract

Chelsea fans were over the moon after reports emerged about Willian receiving a new contract at the club.

According to Mundo Deportivo (via Daily Mail), the west London side are close to offering Willian a new two-year contract.

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The move would see the Brazil international follow his countryman David Luiz in breaking a long-standing rule at the club where players over the age of 30 would not receive a contract extension with terms of more than a year (via The Guardian).

Willian’s contract situation has said to have alerted Juventus and Barcelona, both of whom are keen on making a move for the 31-year-old (via The Mirror).

The experienced winger has enjoyed something over a revival under Frank Lampard, who talked about how big of a player Willian is following the win over Crystal Palace.

Fans were over the moon after reports of a new contract as they took to Twitter to react. Here is a selection of tweets from the Stamford Bridge faithful, with one supporter quick to highlight the positive impact Willian staying could have on the club’s young players such as Callum Hudson-Odoi:

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