Jose Mourinho desperate to sign explosive Chelsea forward this summer

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Manchester United are reportedly ready to sign Chelsea forward Willian as a long-term replacement for Anthony Martial.

The 22-year-old French forward is believed to be unhappy at Old Trafford and could sign for Serie A champions Juventus after the end of the current campaign.

Manchester United head-coach Jose Mourinho is believed to be a big fan of Willian and tried to lure him at Old Trafford last summer.

While the Blues refused to sell, Brazilian forward future has remained the subject of speculation all season long.

After signing Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal, Mourinho has ruled out signing any attacking options for the next season.

But, according to ESPN, question marks over Anthony Martial’s future has seen Man United to once again rumoured with a summer move for Willian.

The Red Devils will find it hard to get the deal done with Chelsea are keen on to avoid Nemanja Matic scenario.

Willian has made over 200 appearances for Roman Abramovic’s team since joining the team from Shakhtar back in 2013.

‘I like to play for Chelsea,’ he said. ‘

On the pitch I want to do my best always to fight until the last minute. To do my best for this club.

‘To continue to win titles because this club deserves always to win titles. I think we have to continue to improve for next season. To improve ourselves.

‘To think about what we did well, what we did not so well and to try to make something different next season.’