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Willian ‘joked to Thiago Silva he would’ve STAYED at Chelsea’ if he knew he was heading to the club

REVEALED: Willian ‘jokingly told Thiago Silva he would have STAYED at Chelsea if he knew the defender was going to Stamford Bridge’… while Neymar also urged his team-mate to move to London

  • Thiago Silva completed his move to Chelsea on a free transfer last month 
  • Willian, who left Chelsea last month, ‘would’ve stayed’ if he knew of Silva’s plans
  • The veteran Brazilian centre-back was also urged to sign for the Blues by Neymar
  • Silva also turned down a return to Italy in favour to link up with Frank Lampard 

Willian jokingly told Thiago Silva that he would have turned down a move to Arsenal and stayed at Chelsea if he knew the defender was heading to Stamford Bridge, the Telegraph have claimed.

Silva, 35, signed a one-year deal with the Blues last month after his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expired, allowing the defender to leave the Champions League runners-up on a free. 

News of Silva’s arrival at Chelsea could’ve seen Willian extend his stay in west London after the winger playfully told his compatriot: ‘If I’d known you were moving to Chelsea, I would have…