Chelsea’s 2-1 victory over Aston Villa saw their winless run of three games come to an end ahead of their visit to Everton on Saturday. Willian was rated 8/10 by WhoScored for his contribution to the win amid talk of him being awarded a new contract.
Just last month, manager Frank Lampard expressed how much he wants the Brazilian to stay at Stamford Bridge, saying: “I think everyone sees from what I’m saying, and I’m relying on him and picking him and he’s producing, I love him at this football club.” (via The Sun)
He has played in 14 of the club’s 15 Premier League games this season and has key experience considering he’s aged 31 and played more than 300 times for Chelsea.
Willian posted a tweet thanking the fans for their support, including a few action shots of him during the game. Plenty of Chelsea fans were quick to respond and many called for him to sign a new deal ahead of his contract running out in the summer.
— Willian (@willianborges88) 5 December 2019
You can see some of their reactions below:
Nice performance, just unlucky not to get on the score sheet. Please we are waiting to see you sign another contract
— Nnanna Onuchukwu (@NnannaOnuchukwu) 5 December 2019
Proper role model for the upcoming wingers. You’ve earned your right to prolong your time with us. pic.twitter.com/lmmrpAz9lb
— Ahmed (@AhmedMoalim6) 5 December 2019
I enjoy watching you play with these young boys , I wish you’ll stay more .
— THE SLAMMER. (@Raphael_izyk) 5 December 2019
Sign the contract !!!
We love you 💙
— Get The Bread💰 (@djsickspin) 5 December 2019
Your performances have been fantastic, but it is your work rate and commitment to the team that has shined so brightly!
Thank you for being such a great servant to Chelsea FC!
All Chelsea Fans
— Ceddy.T (@CedddyT) 5 December 2019
Willian- 9/10- Masterclass. Is he playing for a new contract? Because he’s prob gonna get it.
Tammy- 8/10- Not great at the start but improved later on. Held up the ball well. Ran the channells. Caused Villa problems. We really missed him in the last game Good assist and goal.
— ChrisG17 CFCPlastic 🏴🇳🇿 (@chris_g17) December 5, 2019
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