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Double player of the year has no set place in the manager’s ‘beautiful project’

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Willian ready to prove his worth at Chelsea following £32m switch

The Brazilian is eager to secure a place in the national squad for next summer's World Cup

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Transfer news: Barcelona considering a £30m offer for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibault Courtois as a replacement for Victor Valdes

Valdes has confirmed he will leave the club at the end of the season and Courtois has been identified as a possible replacement along with Marc-Andre ter Stegen

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Transfer news: Chelsea defender David Luiz reveals he turned down offer to join Barcelona despite both Neymar and Dani Alves persuasion

Brazilian defender has admitted that his international team-mates tried to talk him into a move to the Nou Camp but he insists he is happy at Stamford Bridge

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