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Wednesday 28 August 2013

Chelsea sign Brazilian midfielder Willian

Willian completes 'dream move' to Chelsea from Russian team Anzhi Makhachkala

New signing Willian said it is a 'dream' to play for Chelsea

Chelsea have signed attacking midfielder Willian from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala.

He is a 25-year-old who has played for his country Brazil twice. He will wear the number 22 shirt.

Willian won the UEFA Cup and played in the UEFA Champions League with his previous club Shakhtar Donetsk, before joining Anzhi in January.

"I'm very happy to be here, it's been a dream of mine to come and play here," he told the club's website. "Chelsea are one of the best clubs in the world."

Key Points

  • Chelsea complete signing of Willian
  • The Brazilian midfielder joins from Russian team Anzhi Makhachkala
  • Willian says it is a 'dream' to sign for Chelsea