Brazilian Willian signs five year deal with Chelsea


(BDCi) — Brazilian playmaker Willian has sealed a move to Chelsea from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala after being granted a work permit, the English Premier League club said on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old has signed a five-year deal after last week appearing set to join London rival Tottenham Hotspur following a medical exam at White Hart Lane before Chelasea swooped in.

“I’m very happy to be here. It has been a dream of mine to come and play here,” Willian who has played twice for Brazil, told the club’s official website.

Willian, who can play attacking midfielder or winger, joined Anzhi from Ukraine’s Shakhtar Donetsk in January, where he scored 20 goals in 140 league appearances.

Source: yahoo sports


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