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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho wants £60million Chelsea star this summer

Brazil star wants to sit down with the Blues at the end of the season for talks over a new contract

MANCHESTER UNITED boss Jose Mourinho wants to land Chelsea star Willian this summer.

The Brazilian winger has been in solid form this season, despite the struggles of Antonio Conte’s side.

Willian opened the scoring for Chelsea during the first-leg

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Willian looked happy at Chelsea as he trained in Barcelona

The Red Devils tried to snap-up the 29-year-old last summer, but were told there was no chance of him leaving.


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Mourinho has sent scouts to keep tabs on the ex- Shakhtar Donetsk ace on a number of occasions this season.

And United want to go back in for Willian at the end of this campaign, to help their Premier League title hopes.

An Old Trafford source said: “Jose is still interested in him. The club had a sniff last year but Matic was the only possibility.

Emerson Palmieri and Willian look excited about their trip to the Nou Camp

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Emerson Palmieri and Willian look excited about their trip to the Nou Camp

Willian has revealed he hopes to stay at Chelsea for many more years, despite not yet being offered a contract extension

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Willian has revealed he hopes to stay at Chelsea for many more years, despite not yet being offered a contract extension

“He does not have long left on his contract. The boss is a huge fan of his, he is always pull of praise.


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“God knows where this leaves the rest of the wide players at the club but it cannot be good for them.

“He is a fantastic trainer with a great attitude towards his football according to Jose.”

Willian wants to sit down with Chelsea at the end of the season for talks over a new contract.

But it is not known whether the Blues will be willing to give him bumper new terms.

It is also understood he could cost up to £60m despite his age.