Willian reveals delight at joining Anzhi
Willian has revealed his delight at joining Russian Premier League side Anzhi Makhachkala from Shakhtar Donetsk.
The Brazilian signed a four year contract with the Dagestan outfit this weekend, following five and a half years in the Ukraine.
Anzhi, whose sporting director is Roberto Carlos, paid €35 million to trigger a release clause in the Brazilian’s contract and bring him to Russia.
Willian has revealed his delight at joining the club, who he believes have big ambitions and great coaching staff.
He said: "Now it`s time for a new step in my life. I`m happy to be with Anzhi!
"This is a club with serious infrastructure and big goals. They have a strong team managed by one of the best coaches in the world.
"I’m sincerely happy to become a football player on the Dagestani team.
"I spent five and a half years in Donetsk. Great people and great relationships within the squad. We won numerous titles and I wish success to my former teammates."