CHELSEA boss Frank Lampard has confirmed the club are in talks to extend Willian's stay at the club beyond the end of the season.
The news will come as a blow to the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal who are both believed to be monitoring the winger's situation at Stamford Bridge.
Willian followed team-mate Pedro in agreeing a short term deal to stay at Chelsea for the extended season.
The Brazilian will then be available on a free transfer, but Lampard is "confident" that he will stay at the club for longer.
Speaking to the media ahead of Chelsea's home tie against Manchester City, Lampard said: "Yeah we are still talking with the players, and Willian in particular we are talking with him.
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