Willian explains why Mudryk was right to snub a move to Arsenal and join Chelsea instead

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Former Chelsea star Willian, who currently plays for Fulham, has explained why Mykhailo Mudryk was right to join Chelsea and snub a move to Arsenal.

“I can see it’s different but Chelsea is Chelsea,” Willian told The Times.

“It’s a big club. They are in a difficult moment this season. But they have everything to be back in the top position, to fight for titles, because it is a big club.”

He continued: “I was supposed to go to Tottenham. I was in London almost three weeks, waiting, waiting, waiting. And the day that I went to sign my contract with Tottenham, Chelsea came in.

“My agent said, ‘Chelsea have called and want you there, what do we do now?’ I said I wanted to go to Chelsea.

“I have respect for Tottenham as well, but it was the best choice of my career, because it was my dream to go to Chelsea. When I was in Ukraine I watched guys like John Terry, Didier Drogba, [Michael] Essien, Frank Lampard, Ashley Cole, a lot of stars.”