The Blues winger has taken to social media to reveal that his mother lost her battle with cancer as he returns home to London after international duty with Brazil

Willian has confirmed on Facebook that his mother has lost her battle with cancer after surgery and chemotherapy treatments failed to send the disease into remission.

He has returned home to London and is in contention to face Leicester City on Saturday after playing and scoring in Brazil ’s 2 -0 win over Venezuela on Sunday .

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