Jose Mourinho remains keen to bring 29-year-old to Man United – report

Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to sign Chelsea FC star Willian this summer, according to a report

Chelsea FC star Willian Photo: Nike

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is still eager to sign Chelsea FC winger Willian this summer, according to a report in England.

The Daily Mail is reporting that the Red Devils are interested in a deal to sign the South American forward to improve their options on the winger ahead of the new Premier League season.

The same article states that Manchester United are clear to sign Willian after La Liga champions FC Barcelona signed Bordeuax forward Malcom ahead of the new season.

According to the same story, Chelsea FC will be keen to avoid selling Willian to Manchester United due to an unwillingness to help a direct title rival ahead of the new season.

Manchester United signed Serbia international Nemanja Matic in a £40m deal from Chelsea FC last summer to improve Mourinho’s options in the middle of the park.

Chelsea FC finished in fifth place in the Premier League table last season to miss out on a spot in the Champions League.

Antonio Conte has been replaced by his compatriot Maurizio Sarri to offer Willian a lifeline at Chelsea FC.

The Blues snapped up Italy international Jorginho in a £57m deal from Napoli earlier this summer.

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