Reports claim Liverpool are leading the race to sign Willian this summer, but face competition from the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is keen to make a marquee signing before the transfer window closes.
Anzhi Makhachkala owner Suleiman Kerimov is looking to offload a number of the club’s big earners this summer.
“Kerimov told us that Anzhi won’t make further investments…Russian players will join and foreign players would be free to go,” Willian is quoted as saying on ESPN Brazil.
“He made it clear that if good bids arrive, close to what he paid for the players, that he would certainly help us go.
“There was the Manchester City bid that was turned down. Now I’m waiting for a new bid to arrive in the next days from a few clubs, like Liverpool.
“If it’s really Liverpool, then it is surely a great club. I’m hopeful and very calm, just waiting for the best.
“England is my goal. I like the Premier League very much, I enjoy English football and certainly, if that happens, it will be very good for me and for my image.
“I know there have been some talks, but I don’t know the values, the agent didn’t tell me, he just said there were talks with some clubs, he didn’t name them, but I think they are English.”
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