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Barca back in for Willian

11th January 2019, 09:47 by Alex Jack

Barcelona are thought to be upping their interest once again in Willian ahead of a potential bid for the Chelsea star this month.

The 31-year-old was strongly linked with a move to Camp Nou over the summer, with reports suggesting the Blaugrana put in a couple of bids to try and land the Brazil international.

Interest from the Catalan giants has not disappeared and now there are suggestions the La Liga frontrunners are ready to splash the cash to finally get their man.

Willian has just 18 months remaining on his contract at Stamford Bridge and Chelsea won't want to run the risk of losing the playmaker on a free.

Claims in the press have suggested Barca might try to use countryman Malcom as a bargaining chip in any potential move for Willian, who is thought to be valued at around £50m.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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