Willian reveals delight at Anzhi move

Willian reveals delight at Anzhi move
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Brazilian playmaker Willian expresses his delight at moving to Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala.

Willian has spoke of his delight at his transfer to Anzhi Makhachkala.

The Brazilian playmaker moved from Ukrainian outfit Shakhtar Donetsk for a reported fee of around £30m on transfer deadline day and revealed his happiness at joining the Russian club.

"I'm happy to be with Anzhi, this is a club with serious infrastructure and big goals," he told Anzhi's official website.

"They have a strong team managed by one of the best coaches in the world [Guus Hiddink]. I'm sincerely happy to become a football player for the Dagestani team."

The 24-year-old had been a reported target for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur prior to his move to Anzhi.

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