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'The Time Has Now Come to Move on': Willian Announces Chelsea Exit in Moving Open Letter to Fans

'The Time Has Now Come to Move on': Willian Announces Chelsea Exit in Moving Open Letter to Fans

Brazilian Willian has played his last match in a Chelsea shirt and he made the announcement of his exit from the London club through an open letter written for the fans of the club.

There have been reports doing rounds that Willian is all set to move to Chelsea's London rivals Arsenal and amidst these rumours, Willian has made his exit from Chelsea official.

In an open letter for the fans of Chelsea, Willian recalled the time when he first "received the offer from Chelsea" and said that he now knew he had made the right choice to arrive at Stamford Bridge.

He said that apart from the trophies he had won at the club, the experience in the Chelsea blue made him a "better player and a better person."

He thanked the fans of the club for the way they treated him throughout his 7-year stint at the club. He said even the criticism only drove him to do better.

Willian stated that he was going to miss everyone associated with the club but he leaves knowing he always did his "best in a Chelsea shirt."

Here is the full transcript of Willian's letter: