Willian tells Spurs fans: Only one option when Chelsea came knocking

Willian admits Tottenham had little chance of landing him after Chelsea made their interest know.

Willian admits Tottenham had little chance of landing him after Chelsea made their interest know.

Anzhi Makhachkala sold Willian to Chelsea for a fee thought to be £25.5m at the end of last month.

On the move to Stamford Bridge, Willian said: "Things just happened. Chelsea came with an offer and everyone knows that I wanted to play for the club since I was at Shakhtar.

"It shook me but I didn't think twice. As both presidents (Suleyman Kerimov and Roman Abramovich) are friends, that helped too. It was a very easy negotiation.

"The Brazilians called me, especially David Luiz, who told me to come quickly. I was very happy to have them around and they will certainly help me a lot.

"I wanted to play at Chelsea, even more so now with Jose Mourinho, who is the best at what he does.

"When I had a day off, I came to watch the club's games, so I am more than happy for having made this transfer become true."

 
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