Willian has dropped the biggest hint yet that he could leave Chelsea in the summer after revealing talks over a new deal have stalled, with the club unwilling to match his desire for a three-year extension.
The Brazilian’s current contract runs out at the end of the season, while a number of sides have been linked with the soon-to-be unattached forward as he nears the end of his seventh season at Stamford Bridge.
Interest from Barcelona in Willian has seemingly been around since the dawn of time, and some recent reports follow that theme, suggesting that the reigning Spanish champions could snap up the 31-year-old when he becomes a free agent in June.
“Chelsea offered me two years, and they are not going to change what they offered,” Willian told Brazilian channel Esporte Interativo.
“I said I wanted three more years. The situation is difficult because of this, I really don’t know if it will be possible.