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Tottenham vs Arsenal: Mourinho reveals why he wasn’t enthusiastic about signing Willian

Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho claimed that he was by no means enthusiastic about signing Willian in the summertime on account of his month-to-month wage of £ 250,000.

After seven years at Chelsea, Willian was on the lookout for his final main contract on the age of 32 and made it clear that he needed a three-year deal.

Arsenal intervened and clinched a deal for the Brazil midfielder.

Willian has struggled to make an affect since arriving from Stamford Bridge, and fails to document.

Nonetheless, he’s set to start within the North London Derby on Sunday and could have a reunion of kinds with Mourinho, who introduced him to English soccer in 2013 after beating Tottenham to his signature.

However talking earlier than the match, Mourinho revealed that Tottenham didn’t have the cash to enter a bidding battle with Arsenal in favor of Willian.

Mourinho mentioned, "We don't have cash for Willian."

“We can not pay the wages he will get at Arsenal so I didn't wish to waste our time as a result of we can not pay these wages.

” He’s nonetheless harmful, and he stays top-of-the-line gamers within the Premier League. Other than that, he is an efficient pal. ”