Willian’s agent Kia Joorabchian provides update on Arsenal transfer

‘It won’t be long before we announce it – we know where he is going’

Alex Pattle
Thursday 13 August 2020 15:42
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Willian’s agent has said the winger’s new club will soon be revealed as the Brazilian nears a transfer to Arsenal.

Willian’s contract with Chelsea expired on Sunday, and he has reportedly agreed terms with Arsenal for a three-year deal worth approximately £100,000-per-week.

The 32-year-old has also reportedly undergone a medical with the north London club, though Kia Joorabchian refused to confirm that his client was set to join Arsenal.

“He is a free player,” Joorabchian told talkSPORT. “He had a fantastic seven years at Chelsea.

“He has been under various managers, he has won multiple trophies. He had a fantastic relationship with Frank [Lampard] and he respected Frank a lot.

“But like every cycle, I think that particular cycle has come to a moment where it is a good moment to leave.

“At the moment, just for now, I can’t say where he is going to go.

“It won’t be long before we announce it. We know where he is going.”

In the same interview, Joorabchian accused former Arsenal director of football Sven Mislintat of transfer “c***-ups” during his time at the club.

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