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Jose Mourinho Says that Willian Has Chosen Chelsea Over Tottenham Hotspur

chelsea third shirt promo Jose Mourinho Says that Willian Has Chosen Chelsea Over Tottenham Hotspur

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that Willian has chosen Chelsea over Tottenham Hotspur.

Mourinho made the statement in a press conference today. The Brazilian midfielder still needs to complete a medical before he can take a giant step closer to officially becoming a Chelsea footballer, but the news will come as a massive blow to Tottenham Hotspur who were on the verge of signing Willian yesterday before Chelsea swooped in.

When asked about Willian, Mourinho said:

“I think he’s already made his decision.

“I don’t like to speak before time because football can be crazy.

“I know what the player wants, so in this moment we cannot hide. That is a possibility.”

The Anzhi attacking midfielder had passed a medical and agreed personal terms with Tottenham on Wednesday, but on Thursday morning he was reported to be considering his options.

With Willian deciding to join Chelsea, will this mean the eventual departure of Juan Mata to Manchester United? And who will Tottenham Hotspur try to buy now instead of Willian?

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3 Responses to Jose Mourinho Says that Willian Has Chosen Chelsea Over Tottenham Hotspur

  1. goatslookshifty says:

    If Chelsea snatches Willian, that’ll be a kick in the spuds for AVB.
    There’s no way they’ll get Rooney too though.
    Sick and tired of this transfer window nonsense after the season has already started though. UEFA need to end it before mid-August.

  2. My Heart Is White says:

    I think this is Mourinho taking a swipe back at Madrid, by not letting them get Bale.

  3. COYS_USA_D1 says:

    Dont understand the move. Defense is what they need to be looking for but instead they keep trying to sign these attackers.

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