Willian determined to go away Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal after being ‘wooed’ by supervisor Mikel Arteta.
That’s based on tremendous agent Kia Joorabchian, who mentioned his shoppers’ swap throughout the capital with talkSPORT on Tuesday.
Willian’s free switch to the Emirates Stadium was confirmed final month, ending months of hypothesis over the Brazilian winger’s future.
The 32-year-old was one of many Blues’ top-performing stars throughout seven years at Stamford Bridge, profitable two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and the Europa League.
He was supplied an extension to stay on the west London membership, however as an alternative Willian selected to finish his Chelsea profession and transfer to north London to turn into an Arsenal participant.
And Joorabchian has revealed it wasn’t simply the three-year £220,000-a-week contract on provide that satisfied him to affix to Arsenal, it was additionally the pull of recent supervisor Arteta and his plans for future success with the Gunners.
“With Willian, there’s no secret he wished a three-year contract, however the Mikel Arteta undertaking was simply unimaginable,” the agent instructed talkSPORT host Jim White.
“He was very a lot wooed by Mikel and [technical director] Edu, and what Mikel offered to him and the best way he desires to play soccer and the best way he desires to proceed and the success he desires to carry to Arsenal, made the distinction.
“That’s what he mentioned and that’s precisely what it was.”
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