manager, Frank Lampard, has defended the club’s behaviour in handling Willian’s
were reports on Friday, that the Brazilian winger was ‘upset’ about how his
time at Stamford Bridge has ended.
seven years with the Blues, Willian is set to join their London rivals Arsenal
in a three-year deal.
refused to hand the 31-year-old a contract with that length of time and the
player is not impressed that his loyalty was not rewarded.
Lampard backed the club’s stance and admitted he doesn’t think Willian would
feel that way about the situation.
read a headline that mentioned disappointment, it doesn’t matter.
terms of being disappointed, certainly as a club we’ve done everything we can
to explain to Willian.
“Our relationship is really close and I would
have no feeling of disappointment if he does move on. He’s a fantastic man and
a fantastic player,” Lampard told reporters.