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Willian flirts with Barcelona move in Lionel Messi comments

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Chelsea star Willian looks set to leave the club at the end of the season.

The 31-year-old winger is out of contract and he could join Barcelona.

Willian has long been linked with the La Liga champions, as they had multiple bids turned down for Willian last year.

Chelsea winger will be able to talk to foreign clubs in January over a future free transfer at the conclusion of the season.

The winger has remained relatively coy on his future but has openly admitted he would be willing to stay at Chelsea.

Willian has risked to frightening Chelsea fans after he praised Lionel Messi.

“He’s a great player,” Willian added. “The best in the world. But we have faced Argentina in the past and this time is not going to be any different.”

Willian’s comments came ahead of Brazil’s clash with Messi’s Argentina on Friday.

“We have to pay a lot of attention to him,” he continued. “We have to restrict his spaces. But we can’t man-mark him, what we have to do is work together to close down the space he gets. Above all, we can’t let him have time to think.”

Source- Express

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