Willian says he has played well at the club and wants to become an agent
Currently at Fulham in England, attacking midfielder Willian spoke to The Athletic about his time at Corinthians, the causes behind his troubled departure from Alvinegro in August and how the threats he and his household acquired played decisive function in the choice to depart. nation, and additionally plans to become an agent after his profession.
According to Willian, his efficiency at Timão shouldn’t be measured solely by targets and assists, he scored just one objective in 45 video games in the final interval at the club. The participant stated he had the same efficiency in the Premier League when he defended for Chelsea and Arsenal earlier than returning to Brazil: “I played well at Corinthians,” he says. “The numbers weren’t what I anticipated when it comes to targets and assists, however I nonetheless suppose my performances had been good. I had some issues with accidents and adapting to one other nation. There had been loads of video games, each three days. I did not “I did not time to relaxation. The pitches there weren’t the greatest both, not like right here. I had some troublesome moments, however when it comes to serving to the crew and doing the issues I normally do, it was the similar Willian from the Premier League. But individuals there have been simply wanting at targets and assists. They did not look at what I used to be doing for the crew.”
“Football is not only targets and passes. Nowadays individuals appear to be on the lookout for solely that when it comes to evaluating a participant. For instance, typically you’ll be able to play amazingly and not get a objective or an help. So they simply say, ‘You played terribly’ or ‘You’re not adequate. “. Sometimes you’ll be able to have a participant who solely touches the ball 5 occasions, hits twice and it is like “That man was wonderful, blah blah. , blah”. That’s how it’s in soccer, particularly in Brazil,” he added.
Willian additionally spoke about the causes for leaving Alvinegro from São Paulo. According to him, the strain from the followers culminated in the assaults and threats he and his household acquired: “The state of affairs in Brazil was troublesome after we misplaced just a few video games,” he says. “In one match I did not have the greatest efficiency and individuals began happening social media and attacking my household. From there I began serious about leaving Corinthians and going again to England. I’ve associates right here, gamers I played with, I instructed me to come again. I additionally knew the Premier League was the greatest in the world.”
Finally, Willian revealed his plans to become an agent: “I would like to be a soccer agent. I’ve began to research, simply slowly. I can not do a lot now as a result of I’m nonetheless enjoying. But I’m studying, so after I end right here. I’m going to I’ll embody. I had loads of expertise that I can switch to the occupation. It is troublesome for younger gamers and I would like to assist them. I would like to give my recommendation, clarify what to do in a sure state of affairs.”