Willian (34) is back in England. The Brazilian passed by Chelsea and Arsenal signed Thursday for one year in favor of the promoted Fulham. “I am happy to be back in the Premier League. Fulham are a special club, a club that wants to progress, that wants to fight for bigger things, so I’m here to help and I can’t wait to get started.”, said the playerreleased by the Corinthians earlier this month.
The winger asked to terminate his contract with the paulista club because of threats and insults uttered against him and his family on social media. Arrived in Europe by the Ukrainian club Chakhtior Donetsk, he joined Chelsea in 2013, with whom he won the English Championship in 2015 and 2017, an FA Cup and a League Cup, as well as the Europa League by beating Arsenal in the final (4-1), in 2019.
He then spent a year at Arsenal before returning home for a season with Corinthians. Willian also has 70 caps and 9 goals for the Auriverde with whom he participated in the 2014 and 2018 Worlds, as well as the victorious Copa America in 2019.