Brazil winger Willian has confirmed he has left Chelsea after seven years at the club
The 32-year-old, linked with a move across town to Arsenal, posted a farewell letter to the club’s fans on Twitter.
“The time has now come to move on. I am certainly going to miss my team mates
“I leave with my head held high, safe in the knowledge that I won things here and always did my best in a Chelsea shirt!” he said.
— Willian (@willianborges88) August 9, 2020Advertisement
Willian Borges, missed Chelsea’s Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich on Saturday with an ankle injury and is now out of contract.
He made 339 appearances for the club after signing from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala for £30m in 2013, becoming one of the most popular players at Stamford Bridge in the process.
Mr Borges has won five major honours with the Blues, including two Premier League titles and the Europa League, and won the club’s players’ player of the year award twice.