Chelsea star Willian waiting to see if Arsenal or Tottenham qualify for Champions League to make transfer decision

first_img Coral BarryThursday 12 Mar 2020 9:16 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link789Shares Advertisement Advertisement Arsenal and Tottenham are tracking Willian (Picture: Getty)Manchester United currently occupy fifth spot with 45 points and Chelsea are in fourth on 48 points. Willian is keen to continue playing Champions League football and wants to stay in London for family reasons.Jose Mourinho remains a big fan of Willian having coached him at Chelsea and Tottenham were on the verge of signing the attacker in 2013 before their local rivals famously swooped at the final moment.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityIt is unclear if Mikel Arteta is actually keen on Willian, but the technical director Edu and club chief Raul Sanllehi is on excellent terms with the player’s team.The Arsenal board have discussed the deal and are believed to be the ones pushing for the possible switch.Arteta is keen to focus Arsenal’s transfer funds on long-term talents and Willian will turn 32 in August.Willian reportedly asked Chelsea for a three-year deal, but was told only a two-year contract was on offer.MORE: Nottingham Forest and Olympiacos players get all-clear after coronavirus tests to ease Arsenal fearsMORE: Aymeric Laporte backs Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta to ‘achieve great things’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Comment Willian is set to leave Chelsea (Picture: Getty)Willian will make a decision on his future once the Premier League season is over, according to reports.The Chelsea forward is a free agent this summer and is not expected to sign a new deal with the Blues.Arsenal and Tottenham are keen to snap up the Brazilian, but Willian has decided to bide his time before making a call on where he wants to play next season.The Daily Star claim Willian wants to wait and see if Arsenal orTottenham can qualify for the Champions League.ADVERTISEMENTArsenal sit in ninth in the league table on 40 points, while Tottenham are one place above the Gunners and a point better off.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe London clubs will have to make up ground to nab a spot in next season’s Champions League, although there could be an extra spot available if Manchester City’s ban from the competition is upheld. Chelsea star Willian waiting to see if Arsenal or Tottenham qualify for Champions League to make transfer decisionlast_img read more