During the summer, there were rumours that former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, was interested in signing Willian for Manchester United. The 28-year-old has now confirmed that those rumours were real indeed.
Willian was Chelsea’s best player last season, and despite being rewarded with a new contract that will keep him at Chelsea till 2020, Mourinho still showed an interest in the Brazilian.
When asked if he had received an offer to leave Chelsea last summer, Willian told Globo Esporte: “Concrete I do not know. But there was interest, yes.
“From Manchester United, because Mourinho is there too.
“From other clubs I do not know, but there are always some things on the internet.
“But I’m glad to hear that there are clubs that admire my work.”