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Chelsea 2-1 Newcastle United: Pedro and Willian goals give hosts victory

Willian’s goal was his first in the Premier League since scoring in the 4-0 away win at Burnley on 28 October

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said “very important” Willian “has to stay” with the club after the winger scored a spectacular goal to give the Blues a win over Newcastle.

Willian curled the ball past Martin Dubravka in the 57th minute after Ciaran Clark’s header had cancelled out Pedro’s opener.

Earlier this week, the Blues reportedly rejected a player-plus-cash bid from Barcelona