Arsenal ‘jump ahead’ of Liverpool in race to sign Willian

Noah Magaro-George Liverpool FC

Arsenal have reportedly jumped ahead of Liverpool in the race to sign Chelsea winger Willian on a free transfer this summer.

Willian is out of contract at the end of the season, and while he wanted to sign a three-year extension, Chelsea were only prepared to offer two more seasons.

The 31-year-old Brazilian had been in talks over a move to Liverpool, with Jurgen Klopp needing back-up for his frontline ahead of next season.

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