09 Aug Willian confirms departure from Chelsea after seven-year spell
Willian will finish his seven-year spell at Chelsea this summer time, the participant introduced on social media on Sunday.
The Brazil worldwide had been in talks over a brand new contract at Stamford Bridge however negotiations broke down over the size of his deal.
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“They were seven wonderful years,” he wrote on Twitter. “In August 2013 once I obtained the provide from Chelsea, I used to be satisfied that this was the place I needed to play.
“At present I’m sure that it was one of the best of choices. There have been so many blissful occasions, some unhappy, there have been trophies and it was at all times very intense.
“But, past the trophies, I learnt quite a bit about myself. I developed an awesome deal, changing into a greater participant and a greater individual. With every coaching session, with every recreation, with each minute spent within the dressing room, I used to be at all times studying.
“I’m actually grateful to the Chelsea followers for the affectionate method they welcomed me at Stamford Bridge and their help all through my time on the membership.
“There was also criticism, which is normal, what is important though is that both the affection and criticism drove me to always give my all in every training session, every game, to be constantly improving until my very last minute in a Chelsea shirt!
“The time has now come to move on. I am certainly going to miss my teammates. I will miss all the staff at the club who’ve always treated me like a son and I will miss the fans. I leave with my head held high, safe in the knowledge that I won things here and always did my best in a Chelsea shirt!
“My heartfelt thanks go out to all of you and God bless you!”
Pedro also confirmed his exit from Chelsea after four years at the club. The winger is set to join AS Roma on a free transfer this summer.
“After five wonderful years my stage at Chelsea comes to an end,” he wrote on Twitter.
“Thanks quite a bit to the membership’s board, to the coaches and team-mates I’ve had, and naturally to the followers: thanks for the expertise of being a member of your massive household. I have been very blissful right here, you have made me really feel like residence.”
Between the 2 of them, Willian and Pedro received three Premier League titles, the Europa League, the FA Cup and the League Cup throughout his time at Chelsea.