Chelsea confirm Willian deal
Chelsea have confirmed that they have reached an agreement to sign Willian from Anzhi Makhachkala.
The Brazilian had looked to be on the verge of joining Tottenham earlier this week but the Blues have outmanoeuvred their London rivals and the forward will now move to Stamford Bridge subject to a work permit being granted.
A statement on www.chelseafc.com read: “Chelsea Football Club can confirm an agreement has been reached with both Willian and his club Anzhi Makhachkala for the transfer of the Brazilian player.
“The transfer is subject to a work permit hearing on Wednesday.”