Daily Mail: Lampard to have final say on prolonged Willian contract talks
- The 30-year-old has reportedly been offered a 2-year deal.
- He is yet to join the squad after Copa America.
- The manager wants to 'make an informed decision'.
Frank Lampard is yet to say his final word on the contract talks with Willian, Daily Mail understands.
The Brazilian winger has reportedly been offered a two-year deal despite the fact that he has already turned 30.
However, Willian has not yet returned to the club after his participation in Copa America. Moreover, our player was injured in the semifinal and may have an even longer rest.
Lampard, for his part, wants to see the Brazilian in action before taking a decision on the need for the new deal and its terms.
Earlier, Evening Standard has reported that there is a difference of opinions between the club and the player as they cannot agree on the term of the contract.
The current deal expires in 12 months, and Willian asks for a two-year extension on top of that. Chelsea, for now, are offering just one extra year to the deal.