Arsenal have announced that Willian has left the club by mutual consent to join Brazilian club Corinthians.
The winger moved to the UAE from Premier League rivals Chelsea last summer.
But with two years left on his Gunners contract, worth 2 220,000 a week, the 33-year-old has left the club.
A statement from Arsenal confirmed on Monday: “We have reached a mutual agreement with Willian so that his contract expires today.
“Brazil International joined us from Chelsea last August and made 37 appearances during the 2020/21 campaign.
“He had two more years to go on his contract but after the recent positive and constructive talks with him and his team, he will be leaving for a new opportunity with the Corinthians in Brazil, where he will continue his career. Started.
“Everyone at Arsenal wishes Willian and his family all the best for the future.
“Termination of the contract is subject to completion of the regulatory process.”
Whelan is not thought to have received any compensation from Arsenal before accepting very small terms with the boys’ team Corinthians.
This means that before the last hours of the transfer window, the لیگ 20million wage bill has been scrapped by the Premier League.
The Corinthians worked on the deal before Brazil’s transfer window closed tonight.
Whelan is thought to have accepted a 70 per cent pay cut to return to the club he left in 2007.
The transfer fee was never expected for Star when he was told he was no longer in Michael Arteta’s plans.
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