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Chelsea forward Willian signs new four-year contract


Chelsea forward Willian has signed a new four-year contract at Stamford Bridge. The 27-year-old was voted Blues’ player of the year in 2015/16 by supporters and teammates alike and he has now committed himself to the club until 2020. Willian has scored 19 goals in 140 appearances for Chelsea after moving to Stamford Bridge from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala for ...

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Chelsea thrash Maccabi Tel Aviv in Israel

Willian scoring another free kick (Image credit: Reuters)

Chelsea move joint top of Group G in the Champions League after a comfortable 4-0 win at Maccabi Tel Aviv. Gary Cahill poked home the opener after his initial header was saved, before ex-Chelsea player Tal Ben Haim was sent off for a wild lunge on Diego Costa. Willian added a second from a free-kick, before headers from Oscar and ...

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Willian hits late winner to give Chelsea lift

Match winner: Willian (Image credit: AFP/ Getty Images)

Willian’s sublime free-kick seven minutes from time got Chelsea out of another hole as they leapfrogged Dynamo Kyiv to move second in UEFA Champions League Group G. The spectacular winner came shortly after Aleksandar Dragovic had equalised for the visitors, cancelling out his own goal which gave the English champions a half-time advantage. Oscar was the first to seriously threaten ...

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I tried to sign Willian and Toni Kroos for Liverpool, reveals Steven Gerrard


Steven Gerrard has lifted the lid on his ‘unofficial role’ as Liverpool’s transfer negotiator. In his autobiography, being serialised in The Daily Mail, the former Reds captain claims he was regularly asked by Brendan Rodgers to try and persuade great players to move to Merseyside. Gerrard recalled that two of the ‘long-shot targets’ he contacted were Willian and Toni Kroos, ...

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Willian gives Brazil 1-nil win over Ecuador in friendly


A first-half goal from Chelsea’s Willian was enough to give Brazil victory over Ecuador in Tuesday’s international friendly in New Jersey. It was a second successive 1-0 win for new coach Dunga, following last week’s friendly with Colombia in Miami. Chelsea’s Oscar, Ramires and Filipe Luis were also in the Brazil line-up. The winner came from a free-kick on the half-hour as ...

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Willian targets more goals for Chelsea this season


Chelsea midfielder Willian admits he needs to score more goals this season if he is earn a starting place in Jose Mourinho’s star-studded line-up. Brazilian ace Willian was left out of the starting line-up for Monday’s impressive 3-1 win over Burnley, only coming off the bench late on. Willian, who arrived at Chelsea last summer from Shahktar Donetsk, was a ...

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