Willian opens up about Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea FC

Willian admits that he has been thrilled by Chelsea FC's start under new boss Maurizio Sarri

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Willian
Chelsea FC star Willian Photo: Nike

Willian has admitted that he has been thrilled with his start to life under new Chelsea FC manager Maurizio Sarri this season.

The Brazilian attacker and his Chelsea FC team-mates have been getting used to proceedings under the new boss after he was brought in as Antonio Conte’s successor at Stamford Bridge back in July.

Chelsea FC have made a fine start to the new season in the Premier League, with Sarri’s men having won all five of their opening games in the top flight to leave them leading the way at the top of the table.

Willian’s future at Chelsea FC was a source of speculation in the summer transfer window as he was linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge.

However, the attacker has ended up staying at the west London club and he seems to be enjoying working under his new manager at Chelsea FC.

Speaking in an interview with Chelsea FC’s website, Willian said: “I am very proud to stay and be a Chelsea player.

“It is an honour to play for this club. I am very happy at Chelsea. My mind was always to play for Chelsea and now with Maurizio Sarri we have a different way to play football, so I just want to enjoy and continue to play for this club.

“The manager wants us to play, everyone can see in the games the difference from last season.

“We play more, we have more possession, we enjoy to have fun with responsibility and we have won five games in a row so we have to continue the same way.”

Chelsea FC will return to Premier League action on Sunday afternoon when they travel to West Ham United.

The Blues have won all five of their games so far to establish themselves as one of the early contenders for the Premier League title.

MORE: Latest Chelsea news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Paul Pogba
Arsene Wenger delivers his verdict on Paul Pogba at Man United
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
Rotterdam 2019
Stan Wawrinka
Rotterdam 2019: Gael Monfils wins first title in over a year against resurgent Stan Wawrinka
Charlie Nicholas
Sky Sports pundit rates Arsenal signings under Unai Emery
Mesut Ozil
Emmanuel Petit delivers verdict on Mesut Ozil’s problem at Arsenal