Chelsea star Willian: Jose Mourinho is a friend

Chelsea winger Willian admitted he keeps in contact with Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho and would be willing to move to rival club in London

Chelsea star Willian - Jose Mourinho is a friend
Chelsea star Willian - Jose Mourinho is a friend

Chelsea winger Willian revealed that he keeps in contact with Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho and would certainly be open to a summer transfer with his contract at Chelsea ending in June. 

The 31-year-old striker played under Mourinho at Stamford Bridge from August 2013 to December 2015 during the second managerial stint of the Portuguese with London club. Willian would be open to a reunion with Jose Mourinho as he explained he and his family would love to extend their stay in London, where he is living for last seven years.

The Brazilian admitted he is still friends with the Spurs manager and would have no problems in joining the rival club. 

Nothing arrived from Mourinho but we do have a good relationship he’s a big friend of mine. 

We speak to each other sometimes but when it comes to that (speaking about transfers) he respects me a lot.

Willian, on his friendship with Jose Mourinho (in interview with Bolivia Talk Show)

The 31-year-old is out of contract with Chelsea in the summer after joining from Anzhi Makhachkala in 2013. He also revealed his as well as his family liking for the city of London.

I like London and my family likes it too but that’s a question I don’t know how to answer. 

I don’t know which club I’m going to or if I’m staying here at Chelsea or if I’m leaving to another London club or if I’m leaving England, that’s something I don’t know.

Willian, on his future and summer transfer (in interview with Bolivia Talk Show)

Along with Tottenham Hotspur, the Gunners and Barca were also reported to be in contention to sign the Brazilian.

Arsenal have reportedly interested to bring in the Chelsea star as a replacement for captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, there was no confirmation if both sides reached an agreement.

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