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Arsenal and Chelsea in constant contact for Estevao Willian

Arsenal and Chelsea are looking to acquire the services of Real Madrid and Barcelona target Estevao Willian.

According to a report by UOL, Estevao Willian is on the wishlist of some of the biggest clubs in world football. The Brazilian teenage sensation’s huge potential has attracted the interest of Arsenal, Chelsea, Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Willian made it to the Palmeiras first team at the start of the year. The right winger has featured in 13 matches for the senior team so far and already has two goals and an assist to his name.

Multiple top clubs have been following the teenage sensation’s rise and they are ready to battle it out for his signature in the summer. The right winger’s contract with the Brazilian club runs until the summer of 2026. People at the club want to have him at their disposal for a few more years but it seems they might not be able to hold onto him.

Arsenal and Chelsea push for Estevao Willian

Arsenal and Chelsea are both in constant contact with Palmeiras to sign the 17-year-old. While he can’t make a move to Europe until April next year, the clubs are trying to sign a pre-agreement which will see him make the move when he turns 18.

The Gunners are looking for opportunities to bolster their squad further. They feel Willian is someone who can help them in the long run as he has the potential to be a special player. Meanwhile, Chelsea are looking to take a lead in the race.

They are willing to offer more than his release clause to beat the competition. Willian has a €45 million termination clause, the Blues are looking to put forward a deal where they will pay €30 million upfront with add-ons which could see the final value reach around €55-60 million.

But, the Brazilian outfit are looking to increase the initial fee, they want a situation where €45 million is almost a guarantee even if in add-ons. More importantly, they want to keep hold of the player until the end of 2025

Real Madrid and Barcelona are also keen
While Chelsea have been in touch with the Brazilian club to figure out a way to sign the 17-year-old and are willing to pay more than his release clause, Barcelona and Real Madrid are also in the mix.

The Spanish giants have been linked with teenage sensation for a while now. Both clubs are always ready to invest in South American talents and they see this as a great opportunity.

The Catalan giants might not have the financial strength at this stage both these clubs are attractive options for the player because of their rich history.

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