Arsenal winger Willian is prepared to go away the membership free of charge and take a large pay lower to seal a transfer to the Brazilian Corinthians.
The 33-year-old nonetheless has two years left on his £ 240,000-a-week contract and could be entitled to a big quantity of compensation if Arsenal selected to terminate their contract this summer time or if he agreed to a decrease wage.
Willian nonetheless has two years left on his contract / Visionhaus / Getty Images
Not surprisingly, the Corinthians aren’t ready to come back near the identical wage that Willian at the moment earns at Arsenal. An installment was an actual chance, however based on Sky Sports News, the Brazilian is pleased to easily tear up his contract and stroll away for nothing.
He will take a 70% pay lower to be a part of the Corinthians, which might entitle him to compensation of round £ 20m from Arsenal, however Willian shouldn’t be fascinated about the cash and easily needs to maneuver on.
The folks in cost at Emirates are believed to be surprised by the sting’s generosity and reward him for the way skilled and real he has been regardless of all the issues he has confronted within the final 12 months.
Willian is now anticipated to terminate his contract with Arsenal in the subsequent few hours and can in all probability change into a brand new participant from Corinthians earlier than the tip of August.
Willian signed a free switch from Chelsea final summer time, he managed 37 video games in all competitions throughout his debut season however contributed with just one aim and 7 assists.
Manager Mikel Arteta not too long ago admitted that he couldn’t perceive why issues had not labored out for Willian, who will now observe one other former Chelsea man, midfielder David Luiz, out the entrance door this summer time.
Luiz has been focused by the Brazilian aspect Flamengo, though the previous aspect Benfica has made a late push for his signature and desires to absorb the 34-year-old.