Man United blow as Chelsea star set to sign new contract – report

Willian is set to commit his future to Chelsea amid reported interest from Manchester United this summer

Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Willian, with the Chelsea attacker set to sign a new contract this month, according to reports.

The Brazilian was one of Chelsea’s standout performers last season in what was otherwise a campaign to forget for the west London club.

There have been suggestions in the British media that Jose Mourinho is keen to bring Willian with him to Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

However, The Sun is now reporting that Willian is on the verge of putting pen to paper on a new four-year contract with Chelsea.

The same report goes on to say that Chelsea see Willian as a big part of their plans moving forwards and have no intention of selling the 27-year-old this summer.

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United are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new signings as Mourinho prepares for his first season at Old Trafford.

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