Lampard yet to make decision on Willian's future at Chelsea
Lampard yet to make decision on Willian's future at Chelsea
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Lampard yet to make decision on Willian's future at Chelsea

Willian's future at Chelsea is still in the air, with reports indicating new manager Frank Lampard will have the final say whether the Brazilian stays or departs Stamford Bridge. 

Lampard is currently with the team in China for their preseason, with the Brazilian yet to join the rest of the squad having been involved with the national team in the Copa America tournament. 

The two are however expected to have a sit-down once the winger arrives back for the remaining part of the preseason. 

Barcelona are said to be interested in the winger and are reportedly weighing up a £30 million bid, having failed with another bid in the last transfer window. 

Willian has a single year left on his contract, and it's widely expected that Lampard will convince him to stay, considering the transfer ban imposed on the club. 

The 30-year-old has been one of the shining stars for Chelsea in recent seasons, and with Eden Hazard having departed, he will be key for Frank Lampard next season. 

Barcelona are keen on adding their options on the wide areas, despite signing Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid. 

Willian joined the Blues from Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala in 2013 for £30m, having initially appeared set to join ​Premier League rivals ​Tottenham.

His time at Stamford Bridge has seen him win two Premier League titles, an FA Cup and League Cup and the Europa League.

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