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
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…