Chelsea have quickly emerged as an aggressive team in the transfer window – they showed their ruthlessness to land Manchester United target Pedro on a £21.4m deal.
The Blues have also been linked to selling key players, such as midfielder Willian. However, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insisted that the Brazilian international will not leave Stamford Bridge.
“Players are different and Willian does things Pedro doesn’t,” Mourinho said, according to the Daily Express.
“One of the biggest lies of the market is when I read that we want to sell Willian, or that other clubs want him. Maybe they do, but they won’t get him.”
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Willian has been linked to a move to Juventus, as Chelsea are keen on making a splash deal for midfielder Paul Pogba.
Ultimately, the Blues may have no choice but to part ways with the Brazilian midfielder if they want to convince Juventus to sell Pogba.
The star midfielder is expected to command a hefty transfer fee, with Chelsea reportedly looking at a cool £86m asking price.
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