Willian, Chelsea star, reportedly emerges as £20 million transfer target for Barcelona

Willian, Chelsea star, reportedly emerges as £20 million transfer target for Barcelona

- Willian who plays for Chelsea has been linked with a move to Barcelona

- This comes after Barcelona's bid for Everton star Richarlison was rejected

- Barcelona chiefs are looking for a reliable forward who can replace injured Luis Suarez

Reigning Spanish champions Barcelona have reportedly turned their attention to Chelsea winger Willian with the Catalan giants said to be preparing £20 million bid for the Brazilian.

This is not the first time that the Brazil international will be linked with a move to Nou Camp, but this time around, it appears that Barcelona are in for real business.

Last season when Maurizio Sarri was in charge at Stamford Bridge, Barcelona also came with the aim of luring Willian to Spain which the Blues' chiefs rejected.

After having their bid for Everton forward Richarlison rejected, Barcelona are now shifting their focus to Chelsea star Willian.

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But Barcelona will have to try and convince Chelsea chiefs considering how Willlian has been superb for the club this season.

So far this season, Willian has played 30 games for Chelsea scoring five goals and also creating five assists for the Stamford Bridge landlords.

His contract at Chelsea will expire this summer and the Blues could be losing Willian for free unless they sell him before the January transfer window closes.

Meanwhile, Chelsea are currently occupying fourth position on the Premier League standings with 40 points after 24 games played.

One of Frank Lampard's main targets this season with Chelsea is to finish among the top four in other to play in next season's Champions League.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Premier League giants Chelsea are now on the verge of losing one of their youngsters Tariq Lamptey after being linked with a summer move to French side Lille.

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The 19-year-old defender whose contract at Stamford Bridge will expire at the end of the season is reportedly in talks with Lille over a move to France.

And if Chelsea want him to remain at Stamford Bridge, then they will have to offer the Englishman an impressive new deal that will convince him to stay.

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Source: Legit.ng

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