Catalans Looking At Willian As Neymar Replacement
As Liverpool play hard ball with Barcelona over the transfer of Philippe Coutinho, the Catalan giants are turning their attention towards West London as they look to replace Neymar.
The name in the frame is not Eden Hazard either. With Liverpool ready to knock back a £138m offer for their Brazilian winger, Coutinho`s fellow countryman Willian is the new target.
That according to The Daily Star. The original source of the story was France Football.
Chelsea refused an approach from Manchester United for Willians` services earlier in the window. With Antonio Conte`s team down to the bare bones, it`s difficult to see how the Chelsea hierarchy could possibly sanction such a move.
But, as we all know the Chelsea transfer team of Marina Granovskaia, Michael Emanalo and ultimately Roman Abramovich work in extremely mysterious ways.