Arsenal fans will welcome reports that the club are actively working to facilitate the exit of Brazilian midfielder Willian, who was tipped to depart earlier this summer.
Respected transfer news journalist Fabrizio Romano revealed on social media that Willian and Arsenal mutually want the exit to happen – but it will come down to the right offer for both parties.
Arsenal are still hopeful to find a solution for Willian. He wants to leave the club since May – Arsenal are looking for bids for Willian, Hector Bellerin, Lucas Torreira. 🔴 #AFC
Al-Ahli links for Willian were completely fake – never started any negotiation. https://t.co/syoUu8ec5e
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) August 19, 2021
A transfer to David Beckham’s MLS-owned club Inter Miami never came to fruition this summer, and links to Dubai-based Al-Ahli have been rubbished by Romano in one of his latest posts.
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Willian is said to be earning £220k-per-week and his rumoured, imminent exit would free up welcome funds for Mikel Arteta’s ongoing rebuild of the squad.