The Brazilian international forward, Willian, has officially confirmed that he was on the verge of leaving the Blues Chelsea FC and joining Manchester United during the Premier League summer transfer windows that closed last week.
Manchester United have had a very disappointing summer transfer windows where they have signed just one senior player for the club, Fred Rodrigues, while the Blues Chelsea FC had a better Premier League summer transfer windows where they signed four players.
The Brazilian international forward and Chelsea’s forward, Willian, has confirmed in an interview with Evening Standard, an English outlet, yesterday Monday the 13th of August, that he was on the verge of leaving Chelsea FC during the summer transfer windows.
Willian said:” There was no way I would stay at Chelsea if the former Italian manager, Antonio Conte, stayed as a manager. I am here because I want to play for Chelsea, I will leave only if Chelsea want me to leave.”
Willian then praised Mauricio Sarri’s tactics and managing way and said and especially his offensive football style which suits the attacking players like Eden Hazard and Pedro as Willian said in the interview.
Knowing that Willian was on the edge of moving to Manchester United during the summer transfer windows due to the issues with Antonio Conte.