Willian To Miss Chelsea’s Clash With Leicester Following The Death Of His Mother

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Chelsea and Brazilian midfielder Willian will miss the blues game against Leicester City this Saturday after his mother, Maria Jose Borges da Silva, sadly passed away last night.

The Brazil international is due to fly to Sao Paulo to attend his mother’s funeral after being granted compassionate leave by the club.

Willian’s mother was diagnosed with a brain tumour two years ago and underwent five operations in a bid to cure the illness.

She passed away last night.

Willian took to social media to announce the heartbreaking news with a tribute to his mother in the form of a poem.

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