Speaking to Globo Esporte earlier this week, Willian stressed he will leave Chelsea only if they don’t want to retain him. His contract expires in 2020.
Juventus have been linked with the 31-year-old and Tuttosport once again talks about the Old Lady’s interest in the versatile player.
It’s claimed Juve director of football Fabio Paratici doesn’t have to take any notes about the west London club’s star because he knows him very well.
The Turin club have mastered the art of signing free agents over the years and Willian’s situation at Stamford Bridge makes him an exciting target for them.
Tuttosport states Paratici had close contacts with Chelsea chiefs during his last trip to London, Willian was a topic and the chat has led those in charge at Juve to believe a contract extension is a likely scenario.
His agent has been in contact with the Premier League club, but there’s one problem for both parties to find an agreement. Chelsea’s idea is to offer a one-year deal, while Willian is demanding an extension for three years.
Therefore, Juventus are waiting at the window in order to grab the opportunity if it’s made available to them, and the report adds Willians entourage would inform the Italian champions of the developments as they share good relations.