Man Utd ‘offered Chelsea star Willian’ as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes summer decision

Manchester United have been offered the opportunity to sign winger Willian on a free transfer with his Chelsea career coming to an end.

The Brazilian attacker would give the Red Devils plenty of top-level experience from his time at Stamford Bridge.

Willian, 31, is out of contract at the end of June, having not yet extended his Chelsea deal until the end of the season.

Manager Frank Lampard wants him around until the 2019/20 campaign is over but is ready to let his former team-mate go as the Blues plan for an exciting new future.

Hakim Yiyech is already on his way to Chelsea this summer from Ajax, while Daily Star Sport understands they are also chasing £90m-valued Kai Havertz of Bayer Leverkusen, with the Blues leading the race for his signature.

Willian started the game for Chelsea at Aston Villa on Sunday as Frank Lampard’s side ran out 2-1 winners on their return to action following the season’s suspension due to the Covid-19 crisis
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As a result, Willian and Pedro are poised to leave the west Londoners on free transfers.

And the Daily Mail say rivals United have the chance to snap Willian up for nothing as they too look to strengthen their options in attack ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made Borussia Dortmund’s £100m-rated Jadon Sancho, 20, his No.1 target for the summer, and Willian would provide another option in the same role.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants Willian to stay until the end of the season but time is about to run out on his Blues career
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Aston Villa’s £70m playmaker Jack Grealish, 24, is also high on his wishlist, with both players fitting the mould of what United are after in the current market.

The Red Devils have focused their attention on hungry, young, homegrown players under Solskjaer’s leadership as they aim to close the gap in the Premier League to rivals Liverpool and…