Anzhi seal Willian deal

Anzhi Makhachkala have signed Willian, who had been linked with Chelsea and Spurs, from Shakhtar Donetsk for £30.4m.

Last Updated: 02/02/13 at 08:26 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Sky Bet Championship: Huddersfield striker Daniel Carr sent to Mansfield on loan

Post comment

Mansfield have boosted their striking options with the capture of Daniel Carr on a one-month loan deal from Huddersfield.

Transfer news: Blackpool boss Jose Riga admits he needs more players

1 comments

Blackpool manager Jose Riga is aware that he needs 'more players' if Blackpool are to steer a course to safety.

All Articles

Willian: Signs for Anzhi Makhachkala

Willian: Signs for Anzhi Makhachkala

Anzhi Makhachkala have signed Brazil midfielder Willian from Shakhtar Donetsk for 35million euros (£30.4million).

The 24-year-old, a who had been linked with a January move to Chelsea or Tottenham, has signed a "long-term deal", the Russian club said on their website.

The player will join up with his new team-mates at a training camp in Marbella later today.

A statement on the Shakhtar website read: "FC Shakhtar and FC Anji reached an agreement regarding Willian's move to the Russian club in a transfer worth 35million euros.

"Shakhtar thanks Willian for the years spent at the club, for his goals and professionalism. We wish our former player success in his new team."

In all since joining Shakhtar from Corinthians in 2007, Willian has played 221 games for the club, scoring 37 goals.

He is also a full Brazil international having made his debut in 2011.

He joins a number of fellow Brazilians in the Anzhi squad, as well as high-profile names Samuel Eto'o and Lassana Diarra, but not Christopher Samba. The centre-back joined QPR on Thursday.


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet & £5 free every week


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Champions League : A controversial penalty earns CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw with Manchester City

A controversial late penalty earned CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw with Manchester City in their Champions League Group E clash.

Ferguson: Club made Moyes decision

Sir Alex Ferguson insists the correct processes were followed prior to the appointment of David Moyes at Old Trafford.

QPR apologise for row between Harry Redknapp and Adel Taarabt

QPR have issued an apology for the ongoing war of words between manager Harry Redknapp and midfielder Adel Taarabt.

Mail Box

Are There Any Happy Fans Out There?

It seems as if Chelsea, West Ham and Southampton are the only content supporters right now. We have more doom and gloom for you. Who wants good news, eh..?

Is Van Gaal Just A Dutch Pardew?

A Mailbox of comparisons. Van Gaal is similar to Pardew, Wenger to Moyes, Van Persie to a spent force, and Pelle to a bloody gent. There's also plenty from last night...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property