Chelsea backed for Willian deal

Chelsea are the odds-on favourites to beat Spurs to the signing of Willian after Sky Bet re-opened betting on the Brazilian's future.

Last Updated: 23/08/13 at 07:11 Post Comment

Willian: Backed for Chelsea move

Willian: Backed for Chelsea move

Chelsea are the odds-on favourites to beat Tottenham to the signing of Willian after Sky Bet re-opened betting on the Brazilian's future.

The online bookmaker suspended the market earlier this week as the Anzhi player completed a medical at Spurs, but he's now odds-against to move to White Hart Lane.

However, with Tottenham failing to confirm that the deal had been completed, reports emerged on Thursday evening from Sky sources that Chelsea were now in advanced talks with the player.

Sky Bet's Chris Spicer said: "When we got wind of the news we immediately re-opened betting with Chelsea at 2/1 and Tottenham the even-money favourites.

"However, as the story developed new betting patterns followed and the Blues were quickly backed into heavy favourites to land the in-demand Anzhi star."


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worry about these types of conclusions on a teams brilliance when it was very clear that Argentina had 4 chances where they really should have scored and on chances alone then it would have been the more pragmatic Argentinians who would be the best in the world. I like the Germany team but this just shows that even with planning it relies on a great deal of luck and finding your opponents at just the right time.

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e all know the British public don't have the patience to plan for 14 years. No chance. As soon as our young players don't win the world cup they get harrassed and abused to the point of mental breakdown. No, England likes to react to failure by sacking the manager and tearing up their best laid plans in favour of something shiny and new to keep the knee jerkers happy.

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