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EPL: Top Three Brazilian Players To Replace Willian At Chelsea




It was rumored that Chelsea forward Willian has agree to join Barcelona at the end of the season.

The Chelsea winger who has 6 months left on his current contract has informed Chelsea of his desire to leave after Rejecting 2 years offer from the Pensioners.

The winger has been on Barcelona wish-list following his brilliant display against Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.

The Spanish giant $20 million bid was rejected by Chelsea due to Lampard’s inability to sign a player this concluded transfer.

Willian has been at Stamford Bridge since 2013 and has made 322 appearances for the Blues.

He has been one of the club’s best and most reliable player in the squad.

Despite some loop holes in his career at Chelsea, the forward manage to rejuvenate his form under Frank Lampard, scoring 5 goals and 5 assists this season. 

His vast experience could prove vital in the development of young wingers Callum Hudson-Odio and Christian Pulisic.

Loosing Willian would hurt Chelsea’s manager Frank Lampard who was once been a teammate to the Brazilian.

Chelsea who are struggling in the attack and they will hope to sign a better player to replace the speedy winger.

However, this article will discussed three Brazilian players that can replace Willian at Chelsea.


3. Everton Soares

Everton is a player who has attracted many European teams with his brilliant performance at Copa- American.

The young Brazilian plays for Gremio in the Brazilian League.

The winger has scored 11 goals and 5 assists in the Brasilerio this season.

 The attacker release clause is set at 80 million Euros by Gremio.

A couple of teams in Europe bid for the winger at summer, but none of the teams were able to match the player’s release clause.

In his interview with Italian television, the winger stated clearly that he has entrusted his future to his agent Gimar Veloz.

Gimar failed to secure a move to Europe for the Brazilian despite 40 million Euros bid from AC Milan in the summer. However, the attacker will have to leave his local league if he is to get to the peak of his career.

Signing for Chelsea will be a better option for the Brazilian, his powerful shot and decisive crosses and dribble will make him excel quickly in the Premier League.

His released clause might be a barrier to the Pensioners who failed to sign Zaha, Sancho due to high inflation in the transfer market.

2. David Neres

David Neres is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a winger for Dutch Club, Ajax.

The winger was signed from Sao Paulo in the year 2016 for 12 million Euros.

David has been prolific at the Dutch League ever since his move to the Johan Cruijff Arena, the young player has scored 31 goals in 81 appearances at Amsterdam.

Ajax is well known for producing young players, they have  made a lot of profit, after selling the like of De-jong and De-light for Barcelona and Juvestus respectively, they will hope to sell the young Brazilian if there any concrete bid from the top teams in Europe.

The 22-years-old his not strange at Stamford Bridge, his prolific performance against Chelsea shows he has a lot of potentials.

The pensioners will be left with Pulisic and Hudson-Odio as the only winger in summer, Pedro and Willian will be leaving the club at the end of the season when their contract runs out.

Meanwhile, David released clause is not as huge as Sancho or Zaha, having David at Chelsea team will provide competition for both young wingers. His abilities will help the team push for trophy next season.

#. 1 Richarlison

Richarlison who currently has 4 years contract at Goodison Park has been prolific ever since his 40 million Euros move from Watford in the Premier League.

The attacker is considered one of the best young players in the league after he was short- listed for the PFA award. His incline performance earns him a call-up to the Brazilian national team.

Richarlison in Chelsea Team will produce some spectacular moment, the Brazilian who can play as winger or striker will be prolific at Stamford Bridge.

Pricing him away from Everton will not be an easy task since there is no release clause in his contract. However it will a great advantage if Chelsea can lure him to Stamford Bridge.

Interviewer, Professional journalist for thewistle