Sport Manchester United hold talks with Willian over switch

01:41  17 may  2018
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Willian's representatives hold preliminary Man United talks

  Willian's representatives hold preliminary Man United talks Chelsea midfielder Willian’s agent has reportedly held informal talks with Manchester United in the last month. The Manchester Evening News report that Willian’s agent, Kia Joorabchian, met with United officials to discuss the possibility of a move during this summer’s transfer window. United manager Jose Mourinho is known to be a huge fan of the player having signed him for Chelsea in 2013 and he’s since attempting to re-sign him on two occasions, including an enquiry about his availability last summer. Willian fits the description of the calibre of player Mourinho has targetted in recent years, as he has looked to acquire players accustomed to the Premier League such as Nemanja Matic and Romelu Lukaku. In addition, the 55-year-old raved about the ability of Brazilian players last month, saying: “I think that a team without a Brazilian isn’t a team. But also, a squad with three or four Brazilian athletes, depending on their profile, cannot make a great team too. I’m kidding! I think their talent is fantastic and the creativity of the Brazilian player cannot be measured. If a European team, like, very European, could have a Brazilian in their squad, it would bring a ‘Brazilian thing’ to the game and I think that’s very important.” The Red Devils have also been linked with moves for Brazilian duo Alex Sandro and Fred. Willian has been one of Chelsea’s stand out players in a disappointing campaign, scoring six times and providing seven assists in 36 Premier League appearances. The 29-year-old is contracted to Stamford Bridge until 2020, but his age and length of contract could persuade the Blues to sell.

Chelsea's Willian impressed former boss Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford last weekend. Darmian departure expected. One player who looks set to leave Man United is Matteo Darmian, who has held talks with Juventus over a potential summer switch .

Chelsea's Willian celebrates scoring opening goal vs Manchester United Getty. Darmian departure expected. One player who looks set to leave Man United is Matteo Darmian, who has held talks with Juventus over a potential summer switch .

Manchester United have held talks with Willian over a summer transfer from Chelsea.

According to The Manchester Evening News, United have held preliminary talks with Willian’s agent over a move in the upcoming transfer window.

The Premier League transfer window opens on the 17th May, with the window closing in mid-August – before the start of the league season.

United have been heavily linked with Willian over the past few years, with current United boss Jose Mourinho having signed the winger for Chelsea in his time at Stamford Bridge.

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The impressive Brazil international has been a consistent performer for Chelsea over the years and has proven himself to be one of the best wingers in the division.

Willian will push for Man United move if Antonio Conte stays

  Willian will push for Man United move if Antonio Conte stays Sky Sports News understand that Chelsea winger Willian wll ask to to leave the club this summer if Antonio Conte stays on as manager. Manchester United are interested in signing the Brazilian as it seems his days at Chelsea are numbered. It has been rumoured for a while now that Willian and Conte have had a disagreement, which has seen his playing time has been shortened at Stamford Bridge Willian came on as a substitute in the FA Cup final vs Man Utd in the 91st minute and didn’t stay long to celebrate the win as he was seen heading home by himself. The attacker has contributed directly to 25 goals this season as he scored 12 goals and made 13 assists but has been labelled inconsistent by Blues fans. Mourinho is set to make numerous changes at Old Trafford this summer and it reports are saying Mourinho is allowing Anthony Martial to leave the club, which would open the door for a new winger to join the club. Despite Conte winning the cup, it is likely he will be leaving the club, so what that means fo Willian remains to be seen.

The Colombian has flopped in the Premier League this season with just four goals in 23 appearances and will not be making a £43.5m permanent switch to Old Trafford after failing to impress Louis van Gaal.

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Chelsea will be hoping they can keep hold of Willian, as well as adding to their own squad.

Although, it remains to be seen whether Antonio Conte will still be at the club come the start of next season.

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Thibaut Courtois has had talks with PSG over a potential summer move .
Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois has had talks with PSG over a potential summer move, according to a report from Belgian reporter Kristof Terreur. Terreur claims that Courtois held talks with PSG’s director of football in London and is also adamant that the Belgian won’t sign a new contract to stay at Stamford Bridge. Terreur told the Transfer Talk podcast: “He has held talks with PSG. PSG’s director of football has been in London to talk about the project with Courtois. He could go back to Atletico Madrid if Jan Oblak leaves. At the moment I don’t see him signing a new deal with Chelsea unless he doesn’t get his transfer.” The 26-year old has won two Premier League titles and the League Cup since his return to Stamford Bridge in 2014. He has also established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League. But his future at the club remains uncertain, with further reports suggesting he has refused to commit his future at the club. Courtois himslef has already suggested that his future at the club will depend on how active the club are in the transfer window. “We’ll see after the World Cup whether I am a Chelsea player for next year. You see how Manchester City and Manchester United are spending and working. If we want to aim for the top, we should do the same – obviously within the limits of what’s possible. We’ll see what’s going on and I am sure the board will do what needs to be done.

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