Man United set to hold talks with Chelsea FC star about summer move – report

Manchester United will hold talks with Willian's representatives over a summer move, according to a report in England

Chelsea FC star Willian Photo: Nike

Manchester United are set to hold informal discussions with Chelsea FC star Willian about a summer move to Old Trafford, according to a report in England.

Manchester Evening News is reporting that the Red Devils are looking to sign the Brazil international in the 2018 summer transfer window to bolster Jose Mourinho’s squad.

The same article states that Willian’s representatives have already held “preliminary discussions” with Manchester United over a controversial switch to Old Trafford.

Willian has struggled to hold down a regular starting spot under Antonio Conte since the Italian coach was appointed as Jose Mourinho’s permanent successor in 2016.

The Portuguese coach signed Willian from Russian football during his second spell in charge of Chelsea FC before Mourinho was axed in 2015 following their Premier League title success.

According to the same story, Manchester United believe Willian would be the ideal signing to add more pace and power to the wing and allow some of the club’s prospects the time to develop.

Willian has won two Premier League titles and the League Cup during his five seasons at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea FC will take on Manchester United in the FA Cup final at Wembley at the weekend.

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