Willian apologizes to Arsenal fans after leaving club


Willian has apologized to Arsenal fans for a disappointing spell at the club as he rejoins Corinthians.

The Brazilian completed a move back to his home country after Arsenal terminated his contract on Monday.

“All my career I have done everything to be the best I can be – I always want to win and I find it hard to accept not doing so,” the 33-year-old wrote on Instagram.

“Unfortunately it didn’t happen for me at Arsenal and I am sorry about that.”

The midfielder arrived on a free transfer in August 2020 after leaving Chelsea, signing a three-year deal reportedly worth more than £200,000 a week.

Willian had not featured for Arsenal this season. Coach Mikel Arteta said before Saturday’s 5-0 defeat at Manchester City that he “didn’t know” why Willian’s time at the club had not been more successful.

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