Willian emerges as target for PSG to replace injured Neymar

Willian emerges as target for PSG to replace injured Neymar

- Willian is wanted by French club Paris-Saint-Germain before the transfer window closes

- The Brazil international is needed by PSG as a replacement for injured forward Neymar

- Neymar will not be available for his club until April due to the foot injury he sustained

Willian who plays for Premier League side Chelsea has reportedly emerged as a transfer target for French club Paris-Saint-Germain who want him as replacement for Neymar.

Neymar is currently injured in which his full recuperation will be in April which has ruled the Brazilian out of the Champions League games against Manchester United.

And according to the report by Mail, Paris-Saint-Germain's chiefs are ready to tempt Chelsea with a good offer for them to have the chance of signing Willian this month.

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Unlike how he enjoyed active playing games under Jose Morinho and Antonio Conte at Chelsea, Willian is not an automatic starter under Maurizio Sarri as he also came on as substitute against Bournemouth.

This season, Willian has made 23 appearances for Chelsea in the Premier League scoring three goals and also provided 3 assists for the Stamford Bridge landlords.

PSG are also reported to be considering going for German football star Mesut Ozil on loan but the Arsenal star wants to stay put at the Emirates stadium.

Willian has 18 month left on his Chelsea contract and has been on the radar of big-paying Chinese Super League clubs.

Chelsea are currently occupying fifth position on the Premier League standings with 47 points after 24 games played this term.

Previously, Legit.ng had reported how Brazilian football star Willian rubbished reports linking him with a move away from Chelsea as he claims that he is not interested in leaving the Stamford Bridge landlords.

Reigning Spanish champions Barcelona are said to be interested in signing the 30-year-old midfielder in the ongoing January transfer window.

But after scoring the winning goal that helped Chelsea to beat Newcastle United on Saturday, January 12, Willian committed his future to the Premier League giants.

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