Laliga giants Barcelona have renewed their interest to sign their longstanding target at Chelsea, Willian and Napoli midfielder, Fabian Ruiz when their contracts run out in the summer.
According to a report on Mundo Deportivo, both Willian and Ruiz who will see out their current contracts at Chelsea and Napoli respectively, are yet to accept new contract offers at the clubs, thus fueling speculations that Barcelona are well on course.
Willian, 31, had a £50m bid for him from Barcelona disdained by Chelsea in 2018. And the Brazilian recalls how it transpired.
“The only real official offer I had came from Barcelona, last year, after the World Cup. Barcelona indeed presented an offer to Chelsea but it was rejected,” Willian recalled.
“That was the only actual time I had to discuss something like this with my family, although we really love it here [London]. So there were several factors that helped us in staying.”
Willian will have right to talk to foreign clubs…
Source: Complete Sports