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Willian ‘agrees’ Arsenal transfer on three-year, £100k-a-week deal despite club’s plans to make 55 staff redundant

WILLIAN has agreed to join Arsenal on a three-year, £100k-a-week deal - despite the club's plans to make 55 staff redundant .

The Brazilian winger, 31, rejected the Blues' latest two-year contract extension offer - demanding three years or no deal.

Chelsea have a long-standing policy of not offering players aged 30 or over any more than one-year extensions.

The club believed they had compromised enough and played hardball with the ex-Shakhtar Donetsk star,

And Arsenal have taken advantage of the West London standoff by handing Willian a three-year contract worth £100,000 per week.

PES 2021 appeared to have given the game away after Willian was seen in an Arsenal shirt in their latest trailer.

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