Brazil global Willian, who played at the 2018 FIFA World Cup for his country, was due back in England last Friday but did not turn up for pre-season training until Wednesday afternoon as he reportedly had some issues with his passport.
"I want to speak to him before I answer these questions", the Italian tactician said, as quoted by The Daily Telegraph. Therefore, it's hardly surprising that clubs like Real Madrid have continually had the 26-year-old on their radar.
'Chelsea could get a fair fee for him now and sign a replacement.
Willian initially joined Chelsea in 2013 from Anzhi Makhachkala for £35m, could the offer from Real Madrid have turned his head?
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Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has reportedly told Chelsea that he has no intention of penning a new contract with the club.
The Blues are thought to be on the lookout for a new shot-stopper this summer amid the constant uncertainty surrounding Thibaut Courtois' future at Stamford Bridge. Henrotay added, "It is understandable people might be upset because he wants to leave the club, we accept that".
"But this is a human decision based on someone wanting to be close to his children - and that is a reasonable thing too".
Speaking on the Sky Sports Transfer Talk podcast, Bate said: "You can see why Chelsea want Pickford".
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With just five days until the transfer deadline day in England, both Courtois and Real Madrid will be hoping that Chelsea will finally agree to the move.
With the English transfer window set to shut next Thursday, time is running out for Chelsea to find a replacement should they decide to sell.
However Courtois' contract situation could change the club's stance as they don't want to lose the goalkeeper for nothing next June.
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