Spurs had Willian signature on contract before Chelsea came calling

Chelsea winger Willian had penned a deal with Tottenham before making the move to Stamford Bridge, it has been revealed.

Chelsea winger Willian had penned a deal with Tottenham before making the move to Stamford Bridge, it has been revealed.

The 25-year-old surprised many in August having been set to finalise a move to the North London side from Anzhi Makhachkala.

But having completed a medical at Spurs, the Brazilian opted for Chelsea instead.

And according to The Times, Willian was so close to moving that he had even put pen to paper on a deal before heading to west London three days later.

 
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