Chelsea willing to sell Willian to Man United on one condition

By Robert Nyanja: Wednesday, July 4th 2018 at 10:10 GMT +3 | Gossip & Rumours
Willian is a transfer target for Man United [Photo: Courtesy]

Willian has been a transfer target for Jose Mourinho since his appointment as Manchester United boss but the Portuguese manager failed in a bid to take him to Old Trafford last summer.

The Brazilian fell out with Chelsea’s boss Antonio Conte last season which saw him block the Italian out of a celebratory Instagram post after Chelsea won the FA Cup against Manchester United.

Willian's Brazil are through to the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup [Photo: Courtesy]
Willian fell out with Conte last season [Photo: Courtesy]

Barcelona are also reported to have joined the race to sign the 29-year-old from Barcelona as a back-up.

It is claimed that Chelsea would rather sell him to the Spanish Champions than to a direct rival in the league. However, according to the Telegraph, Chelsea would consider selling to United only if the Red Devils will offer Anthony Martial in exchange.

Chelsea are willing to sell Willian to United only if Martial is part of the deal [Photo: Courtesy]

Martial’s agent confirmed last month that the Frenchman wants to leave Old Trafford after he fell out of favour under Mourinho.

The 22-year-old has one more year left on his existing contract but United have an option to extend that by a further year. 

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