Former Chelsea and Arsenal Winger Linked with Stunning Return to The Premier League

Former Chelsea and Arsenal Winger Linked with Stunning Return to The Premier League

  • Newly-promoted Premier League side Fulham are reportedly set to sign Willian this summer
  • A meeting between the Cottagers and Willian is expected to take place later this week to discuss the finer details of the transfer
  • Willian's imminent return to the Premier League comes barely a year after he left the English top-flight after a frustrating spell with Arsenal
  • The 34-year-old joined the Gunners in the summer of 2020 after the expiry of his contract with Chelsea

Former Chelsea and Arsenal winger Willian could reportedly make a stunning return to the Premier League this summer.

Willian quit the English top flight last summer after he cut short his spell with Arsenal following a torrid run of form with the Gunners.

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Ex-Premier League winger Willian celebrates after scoring during a Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Everton FC at Stamford Bridge. Photo by Darren Walsh.
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The Brazillian went on to seal an emotional return with Corinthians, where he had intended to wind up his football career.

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However, according to Metro UK, his return to his homeland has not gone according to plan, with a series of injuries taking a huge toll on his run of form.

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Willian linked with Premier League return

Reports now suggest the 34-year-old could make a return to the Premier League, barely a year after he left.

Brazil outlet El Globo claims that Willian is on the verge of accepting an offer from Fulham in a move that could see him have another stint in the EPL.

The development comes barely days after Corinthians were knocked out of the Copa Libatadores by Flamengo.

Willian is reportedly set to meet Fulham's board on Thursday, August 11, and is unlikely to feature in Corinthian's Saturday’s derby against Palmeiras.

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Chelsea looking into Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

At the same time, Sports Brief had reported that Chelsea had set their eyes on signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Barcelona.

If the deal goes through, it will come as a surprise, given that Aubameyang only joined Barcelona six months ago.

The striker had fallen out with Arsenal's head coach Mikel Arteta and managed to force a move away to Camp Nou where he became an instant hit.

Source: Sports Brief News