However, the Brazilian reaffirmed his commitment to the Blues following a hard season under Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge last season.
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"There were a few conversations with my agent". I have seen him work on the field and in the gym.
"I understand the reality of the market, of the numbers, and I also understand that my club, by doing 75 per cent of what I initially asked for, I think the club did very well".
"For the transfer market the club is trying to do their best, I am not anxious, I am ready to fight with these players".
Despite his lack of playing time he still managed 8 league goals as the London side captured the title. The Arsenal manager should have left after winning the FA Cup at the end of last season.
With the rest of his players showing the strain in some lacklustre preseason outings - Conte admits that Matic's experience will be missed amid the pressure of defending the title. Everyone has their way of working. "Mourinho is a coach who likes more the ball practice, works the ball possession and makes short games", Willian added.
The Swedish star scored 28 goals in all competitions before he was injured in the Champions League quarter-final against Anderlecht in April. "Each one has his merits". One of the keys to Chelsea's success last season was the team staying healthy, and that will be the case again in 2017-18.
"So I'm happy to start on Sunday, we are ready".
The no limits spending of Chelsea's title rivals prompted a tetchy response from Stamford Bridge, where boss Antonio Conte has been grumbling about his club's failure to land Lukaku and several other targets.
"We have had a better pre-season than previous year and we have the confidence levels of a team that has won a European competition and returned to the Champions League".