Juventus line up Willian transfer but Chelsea star ‘is not first choice’

first_imgJUVENTUS are gearing up to prise Willian away from Chelsea with the hotshot winger entering the final months of his current contract at the club.But the Brazilian, who’s highly regarded by former Blues boss Maurizio Sarri, may have to fight for a starting should he move to Italy.2 Frank Lampard could be set to lose Willian with Juventus looking to sign the Brazilian starCredit: AP:Associated PressCalciomercato claim Willian, who has won two Premier League titles at Chelsea, has been flirting with the Italian giants currently managed by former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri.However Sarri’s future in Juve’s hotseat has been called into question following some shock losses in Serie A and the Champion’s League in February.And Italian pundits believe that Willian may not even make it to the bench at the club with PSG star Layvin Kurzawa also on Juve’s radar. Willian, 31, who scored the Blues’ third goal in their 4-0 win against Everton today, has rejected a new contract offer from Chelsea.The Stamford Bridge star is after a three-year deal to stay in London, while officials at the club are only willing to make a two-year offer.One top four rival to Frank Lampard’s team is considering a move for the Brazilian international.There’s speculation that Tottenham could join the race for Willian’s signature in a deal which would see the star renunited with former boss Jose Mourinho.Most read in football THE WIN CROWDFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitExclusiveMARK MY WORDSJennings reveals life story from adoption to drug abuse and suicide attemptsNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticAWAY DAYSMartin Skelly remembers county’s day in the sun when Dublin rocked into townThe former Blues manager signed Willian for Chelsea then after he was on the verge of a move to White Hart Lane, and the pair won the Premier League title in 2015.The forward recently revealed his respect for the Special One who one three league titles in two spells at Stamford Bridge.It is thought that Spurs are ready to meet his three-year contract wish.2 Willian is also on Tottenham’s radar with Jose Mourinho’s club considering a move for the Brazilian internationalCredit: AP:Associated Presslast_img

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