Willian, ex-Chelsea and Arsenal player gives reasons why he terminated his contract with Corinthians

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Willian, a Brazilian football star, has terminated his contract with a Brazilian club, Corinthians, after just a season at the club.

Willian started his career at Corinthians before joining a Ukrainian side, Shakhtar Donetsk, in 2007. He was born on the 9th of August 1988 in Ribeirão Pires and is 34 years old. 

His height is 1.75 m. He is currently a free agent after terminating his contract with the Corinthians and has returned to London, where he had a beautiful spell at Chelsea and Arsenal.

Who Is Willian’s Wife and Children 

Willian is married to Vanessa Martins, and the couple have been in a relationship since 2007. She is 6 years older than the Brazilian.

 Vanessa is a social media influencer with 86k followers on Instagram.

Willian at Chelsea

Vanessa and Willian have two daughters born on the same day in February 2012 – just a year after the couple’s nuptials in 2011. Their names are Valentina and Manuella da Silva.

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Willian’s stats at Chelsea

In 331 appearances for the club, the winger scored 61 goals and made 62 assists. Borges was also penalized for fouls with 27 yellow cards and one red card.

He won two Premier League trophies, one Europa League and an FA Cup before he left Chelsea for Arsenal.

Willian at Corinthians

Willian’s stats at Arsenal

He had a poor campaign at Arsenal, with injuries becoming a major setback. In 37 appearances for Arsenal, he scored only one goal and created seven chances that led to goals.

Willian stats at Corinthians 

The fans were expecting a lot from the player after he joined them. In 36 matches for the club, he only managed to score a goal for the team. Wilian suffered an injury in previous matches and came back only to play for 20 minutes 

What is Willian’s Contract with Corinthians?

After tearing apart his contract with Arsenal, the player decided to move to where he started his career as a footballer. He signed a two-year contract with Brazilian side Corinthians in 2021.

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Why did Willian terminate his contract with Corinthians?

Willian took to his social media account to give a valid reason why he terminated his contract with Corinthians before it expired.

In his statement, the Brazilian player denied he had issues with the manager and claimed it was the toxicity among the Corinthians fans, who do not want the team to lose any match, that forced him out.

“Today I say goodbye to Corinthians“, he wrote. “I want to thank the club for the opportunity to wear this shirt again and the fans who mostly supported me.

“Unfortunately, due to the constant threats that my family and I suffered, I took the decision to terminate the contract, understanding that it would be better for me and for the club. I wish the club all luck and may God bless them all. “

Upon his return to London, the player has been linked to Fulham, who have contacted the agent to see if he wants to join them this season.

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