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‘Great News’ ‘Both Parties Are Crazy’ – Fans Don’t Know What To Make Of Chelsea’s Decision To Reject Barca’s £50m Offer

Chelsea have rejected Barcelona’s offer for winger Willian, according to multiple reports in the UK.

The Catalan club reportedly offered cash plus 21-year-old winger Malcom in a deal valued at £50m, but the Blues turned down the proposal as they feel he is worth a lot more.

Fans on Twitter were very much split over whether rejecting Barca’s bid was the right decision:

There’s no doubt that Willian is an integral player for manager Maurizio Sarri. The Italian has picked the 30-year-old to start on 26 occasions already this campaign, playing him in 31 matches in total.

The Brazilian international signed for £30m from Anzhi Makhachkala five and a half years ago and has been a regular first team player throughout his time at Stamford Bridge. There had been talk of him leaving for the last two summers with Manchester United reportedly interested but the winger stayed put.

Despite hitting 30, though, it seems Barcelona are very keen to recruit Willian. Whether they’ll up their bid for the Brazilian international, it remains to be seen.