Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose: Willian Is the Cream of the Crop, He's Amazing!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Jose: Willian Is the Cream of the Crop, He's Amazing!

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JOSE Mourinho has hailed Chelsea winger and former United target Willian as 'amazing'.

Willian opened the scoring in Chelsea's 2-1 defeat at Old Trafford on Sunday as the Premier League champions troubled United throughout the first-half.

Mourinho hailed Willian and Hazard as 'phenomenal players' in his post-match press conference and United have coveted both wingers at various stages. United were gazumped by Chelsea for Hazard in 2012 and former first-team coach Rene Meulensteen advised David Moyes to go for Willian before he moved to Mourinho's Chelsea in 2013. Willian was targeted by Mourinho shortly after his appointment as United manager and the Portuguese lauded the Brazil international again on Sunday. "Do you want to talk about Willian?" he said to ESPN Brasil. …

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