Will Chelsea fans boo Willian for making the switch to bitter rivals, Arsenal?

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Chelsea and Arsenal are agelong rivals, and the clubs are fighting for supremacy to be crowned king of London. Over the past two decades, Chelsea have had the most success when it comes to continental and domestic successes.

Nevertheless, one thing fans hate to see is their player make the switch to a rival club, and the rivalry between Chelsea and Arsenal is one that will last forever.

The likes of Cesc Fabregas and Olivier Giroud are former Gunners who have made the switch to Stamford Bridge. While Giroud did get some sympathy from the Gunners fans, Fabregas was continously booed and insulted by Arsenal fans, despite the fact that Arsenal opted against signing him back when he left Barcelona.

For Chelsea, the Blues faithful were sympathetic with club legend Petr Cech for moving to Arsenal, and he’s even back at the club, working for the Blues as a technical and performance advisor.

David Luiz made a similar switch last summer, as he preferred to remain in London, but the former fans favourite has been on the receiving end from the Chelsea fans. For Blues legend Ashley Cole, he’s still hated by the Gunners fans for making that famous move back in 2006.

The next who could join the list is Willian. Chelsea beat London rivals Tottenham for his signature, back in 2013, and the Brazilian has won the hearts of fans with his passion and dedication over the past seven years.

But then, he has been unable to agree with the club over a new deal, as he wants a three-year deal, but the club is only offering him a two-year deal.

Will Willian still have your respect is he makes the move to Arsenal?

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VICTOR N
Chelsea is more than just a football club to me; it's a passion I share, and my affinity with the Chelsea badge is one that will last forever. As far as watching my favourite team is concerned, I'd rather miss a meal than miss a Chelsea game.