How Willian’s contract affects Chelsea FA Cup final plans

Frank Lampard’s FA Cup Final plans have been thrown into turmoil over the future of Brazilian star Willian.

Chelsea’s boss faces a massive selection headache following a bombshell announcement by his agent amid interest in the winger from Saturday’s opponents Arsenal.

Willian, 31, is out of contract at the end of this season and his advisor revealed the player has a concrete offer on the table from one of Chelsea’s Premier League rivals.

Arsenal are red-hot favourites to snap up long-serving Willian who has been demanding a three year deal to stay on.

Willian’s wife dropped a big hint on Instagram back in March by writing: ‘it’s not been easy but good things are on the way’ at the same time picturing the couple’s two daughters wearing red – Arsenal’s colours.

But Willian’s representative insists no decision will be made until AFTER the game – leaving head coach Lampard the dilemma of whether to pick a key player to face a team he may be joining in just a couple of weeks’ time.

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