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Barcelona Eyeing Late £20m Bid for Chelsea Winger Willian


Barcelona are plotting an audacious late £20millon bid for Chelsea star Willian before Friday’s deadline, according to reports.

The Catalan giants are desperate to reinforce their forward line following the long-term injury to Luiz Suarez and having sacrificed top spot in La Liga to arch rivals Real Madrid.

According to Sky Sports, Barcelona are looking to sign the Brazilian winger before the January window slams shut.

Barcelona have been long-term admires of the 31-year-old star, who is out of contract at Stamford Bridge in the summer.

With competition already growing to potentially sign him on a free transfer in the summer, the Spanish outfit are desperate to steal a match on their European rivals in other to acquire his services before Friday’s deadline.

Barcelona were in hot pursuit of Willian in the summer of 2018, launching a number of bids for the Chelsea star – their final offer toppingb£55m.

However, the Premier League side rejected Barcelona’s advances as they looked  to keep hold of one of their most experienced stars.

Willian has become one of Frank Lampards’s most trusted players this season at Stamford Bridge, playing 30 times in all competition.

Since joining Chelsea back in 2013 after they pipped Tottenham to his signature, Willian has gone on to win two Premier League titles, one FA Cup, one league Cup and the Europa League.  

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