Brazilian winger Willian has agreed to join Arsenal on a three-year, £100k-a-week deal, according to reports quoting ESPN.
The Brazilian winger, 31, rejected Chelsea’s latest two-year contract extension offer – demanding three years or no deal.
Chelsea have a long-standing policy of not offering players aged 30 or over any more than one-year extensions.
The club believed they had compromised enough and played hardball with the ex-Shakhtar Donetsk star,
Arsenal have taken advantage of the West London standoff by handing Willian a three-year contract worth £100,000 per week, ESPN reported.
Arsenal have not confirmed the transfer.