The former Shakhtar midfielder Willian, now playing in England for Chelsea, received an offer from American club “inter Miami”, one of the owners which is a well-known former football player David Beckham.
It is noted that “inter Miami” was ready to sign 31-year-old Willian a long-term contract with a salary of 100 thousand pounds a week. Club Beckham wanted the Brazilian became one of the main faces of the young club, which would make it recognizable not only in the US but also outside the country.
However, the latter refused to negotiate, and expressed a desire to continue his career in Europe and to get another chance to prove himself in the Champions League or the Europa League.
Recall, the current contract Willian with Chelsea expires at the end of the season. The parties have not yet agreed to its extension, as have differences in terms of cooperation – “blue” is ready to offer a contract for 2 years, and the player wants one more year.