Willian hasn’t lived up to his £32 million price tag

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Is he simply the latest big money flop at Chelsea?

Date: 2nd April 2014 at 12:31pm
Written by Chris Knight

After signing for £32million from Anzhi Makhachkala in the summer, Chelsea fans would surely have expected more bang from their buck from Willian. With just two league goals to his name thus far, the Brazilian has hardly taken the Premier League by storm in his debut season. Although time should usually be afforded to players arriving in English football, a certain expectation arises when they are signed for such a substantial fee. According to statistics published on ESPN, Willian has so far contributed a total of six assists in all competitions. Normally this would be considered a healthy return in a debut campaign but Chelsea fans surely have a right to expect more from their £32m man. Anticipation over Willian's signing was enhanced by the much publicised tug-of-war for his signature. When Tottenham Hotspur looked like ... Read More

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