Willian is ripping up his Arsenal contract to go away the membership to affix Brazilian outfit Corinthians, based on Sky Sports News.
The winger has one other two years left to run on a profitable contract on the Emirates Stadium which presently earns him £240,000 every week.
He has now agreed to terminate his deal at Arsenal, which is able to save the membership round £20m in wages, and is a gesture which is alleged to have amazed the administrators.
The transfer will hand Arsenal more room on their wage invoice, nevertheless it stays to be seen if they are going to use the event to make extra signings earlier than the switch window closes.
Once his contract is formally terminated, Willian will transfer to Corinthians.
He will earn 70 per cent lower than he picked up at Arsenal.
The winger got here by the youth ranks at Corinthians and broke into the membership’s senior workforce earlier than leaving South America to affix Shakhtar Donetsk within the Ukraine.
Arsenal signed Willian final yr following his seven-year spell at Chelsea, however he has struggled to make an influence.