FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmail The transfer window for all of Europe’s big five leagues is closed, but that doesn’t stop Transfer Talk from rummaging around about who will be moving where come January.Willian says Chelsea ‘always’ came first for him Over the summer, Chelsea winger Willian was the subject of a whole host or rumours concerning his future at Stamford Bridge, with the club reportedly willing to sell him in order to raise funds to bolster the squad elsewhere. But they held firm to their asking price and rebuffed a trio of bids from Barcelona (on up to £55 million). But the Express has the Brazilian saying it was never his plan to leave. “It is an honour to play at this club. I am very happy at Chelsea,” Willian said. “Everyone knows what happened in the last window. My mind was always to play at Chelsea; now with [manager Maurizio] Sarri we have a different way to play.”Cech admits he’s playing for his futureFantasy Play ESPN Fantasy Soccer  Pick your eight-man team and compete in the Champions League, Premier League, La Liga or Liga MX, then go head-to-head in leagues against your friends or people around the world. Sign up for free! How to play ESPN Fantasy Soccer  Your team will be made up of eight players, at four different positions: two forwards, three midfielders, two defenders, and a goalkeeper. Find out more here. – Newcomers to pick and avoid – Champions League names to know – La Liga names to know – Breaking down ESPN’s scoring system   Petr Cech has said he is playing for his future with Arsenal as the club has yet to offer him a contract extension. The 36-year-old goalkeeper has less than a year left on his existing deal, and he’s facing a challenge to retain his place with the first team following the Gunners’ move to sign Bernd Leno this summer on a €25 million transfer from Bayer Leverkusen. Cech has started all five Premier League games this season despite struggling at times to cope with Unai Emery’s style, which calls for him to play out from the back. This week Emery announced that Leno will start Arsenal’s Europa League match against FC Vorskla on Thursday, but added that he believes Cech’s performance has been good. “I’m in the last year of the contract so I guess it depends on my performances, the way I play and the way I stay fit throughout the season,” Cech said, according to the Evening Standard. “Then we’ll see what happens next.”Arsenal still keen on Pavon Arsenal remain interested in Cristian Pavon, despite the nifty winger signing a new contract with Boca Juniors over the summer. The Daily Star reports that the Gunners actually made initial attempts to contact Pavon a few months ago but the 22-year-old decided to renew his Boca deal, increasing his release clause to £38 million in the process. The Argentina international was first identified as a target by Ivan Gazidis, who quit his chief executive role at the Emirates this week to take up a similar position at AC Milan. Gazidis’ ne

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