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Unhappy Chelsea Boss Seeks Urgent Meeting With Star After Late Return

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has admitted he is unhappy with one of his players' late arrival for pre-season, and will seek an urgent meeting with him amid reports linking the footballer with a move to Real Madrid and Manchester United.

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Brazil international Willian, who played at the 2018 FIFA World Cup for his country, was due back in England last Friday but did not turn up for pre-season training until Wednesday afternoon as he reportedly had some issues with his passport.

After Chelsea's penalty shootout loss to Arsenal in a friendly in Dublin, Ireland, on Wednesday night, Sarri told members of the media that he would like to meet with Willian, who has been heavily linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge, before he makes any official comment, but also admitted he is not pleased with things as they stand.

"I want to speak to him before I answer these questions," the Italian tactician said, as quoted by The Daily Telegraph.

"I am not happy about this situation but, before I answer, I would like to speak to him."

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Spanish giants Real Madrid have reportedly made a £65 million (R1.12 billion) bid for the 29-year-old winger, who is also being closely monitored by United's Jose Mourinho, who is a big admirer of Brazilian.

Do you think Willian could be part of a late deadline day move? Have your say in the comments section below. 

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