Frank Lampard believes that Willian will produce one other spectacular Chelsea show in Saturday’s FA Cup ultimate towards Arsenal, although his Stamford Bridge future stays unresolved.
Brazil winger Willian has shaken off an ankle grievance to be match for Saturday’s showpiece contest at Wembley towards the Gunners.
The 31-year-old signed a short-term contract extension to cowl a season elongated by the coronavirus shutdown, however that expires after Chelsea’s Champions League exploits.
Arsenal are understood to be one of many golf equipment monitoring Willian’s state of affairs, whereas Chelsea have beforehand supplied the long-serving Stamford Bridge star new two-year contract phrases.
Willian had been holding out for a three-year deal and will but go away the Blues – however Lampard is satisfied that the 70-cap Brazil star shall be targeted solely on steering Chelsea to FA Cup glory on Saturday.
Requested if he’s positive that Willian will give all the things to the Chelsea trigger this weekend, Lampard stated: “Sure, as a result of I’ve identified Willian for a few years now as a participant and now as his coach.
“And if anybody needs to see the mentality of him, it’s been proven since restart.
“He’s been improbable for us, he’s been improbable this season. He’s proven the correct angle.
“So I might count on nothing lower than he’s proven already, and that’s Willian for you.”