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Aston Villa assistant manager John Terry has responded to his former Chelsea teammate Willian’s post on Instagram, as the Brazil international is reportedly on the verge of joining Arsenal.

Willian, who can operate as an attacking midfielder or as a winger, has announced on Instagram that he is leaving Chelsea.

The Brazil international has issued a couple of posts on Instagram regarding his exit, and his former Chelsea teammate Terry has responded to one of them, as shown below.

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According to Sky Sports, Arsenal are on the verge of securing the services of Willian on a free transfer and will sign the 32-year-old on a three-year contract.

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Terry responded: @willianborges88 absolutely gutted my friend
It was a pleasure to play with you. Great memories and many 🏆💙 good luck in your next chapter
JT @chelseafc

Good signing for Arsenal?

Willian is one of the best attack-minded players in the Premier League, and Arsenal are reportedly about to make a very good signing.

True, the Brazilian is 32 years of age, but he would be able to make an immediate impact on the team and would enhance their chances of finishing in the Champions League places next season.

According to WhoScored, Willian scored nine goals and provided seven assists in 29 Premier League starts, and scored one goal and provided one assist in six Champions League starts for Chelsea this past season.

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