Brazilian footballer Willian on Sunday shared an emotional letter with the followers on social media to verify his departure from Chelsea after seven years with the London-based membership.
Willian’s contract with ‘The Blues’ got here to an finish this summer time and the winger and the Chelsea administration failed to come back to a conclusion over a brand new deal.
Willian was reportedly on the lookout for a three-year contract however Chlesea weren’t ready at hand him that lengthy a deal contemplating his age, i.e., 32. In accordance with experiences in British media, he’s on the verge of signing a three-year take care of Chelsea’s cross-town rivals Arsenal on a free switch.
Willian, who received two Premier League titles, one FA Cup and an Europa League title with Chelsea, expressed his gratitude at having the ability to play for the membership in an open letter to the followers on his Instagram account.
— Willian (@willianborges88) August 9, 2020
“They had been seven great years. In August 2013 once I obtained the supply from Chelsea, I used to be satisfied that this was the place I needed to play. In the present day I’m sure that it was the very best of resolution. There have been so many pleased instances, some unhappy, there have been trophies and it was all the time very intense,” Willian wrote.
“But, past the trophies, I learnt lots about myself. I developed an excellent deal, changing into a greater participant and a greater particular person. With every coaching session, with every sport, with each minute spent within the dressing room, I used to be all the time studying.
“I’m actually grateful to the Chelsea followers for the affectionate means they welcomed me at Stamford Bridge and their help all through my time on the membership,” he added.
“There was additionally criticism, which is regular, what’s vital although is that each the love and criticism drove me to all the time give my all in each coaching session, each sport, to be continuously bettering till my final minute in a Chelsea shirt!
“The time has now come to maneuver on. I’m actually going to overlook my teammates. I’ll miss all of the employees on the membership who’ve all the time handled me like a son and I’ll miss the followers. I depart with my head held excessive, secure within the data that I received issues right here and all the time did my finest in a Chelsea shirt! My heartfelt thanks exit to all of you and God bless you,” he concluded.