Chelsea’s Willian admits coronavirus fears even if football returns behind closed doors | Football News

The out-of-contract Brazilian says he will not leave Chelsea on June 30 if the season is incomplete

Last Updated: 17/04/20 6:22pm

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Willian says he is worried about passing coronavirus onto his family if football returns too soon

Willian says he is worried about passing coronavirus onto his family if football returns too soon

Willian says he is worried about returning to the football pitch with Chelsea, even behind closed doors, due to the risk of catching the coronavirus.

The Brazil international says he fears endangering his family by returning too soon, despite games set to be played without fans in stadiums.

Following a meeting between clubs on Friday, the Premier League has said football will only return with the full support of the government.

Medical protocols were discussed, as Premier League clubs united in wanting the season to be completed.

All players, coaches and match officials would need to be tested before games could be played behind closed doors.

Willian said: “I think it’s not a bad idea (to return behind closed doors) but they have to know very carefully what’s going to happen.

Willian has five goals and five assists in 28 Premier League games…