It has been almost four years since he gave in to the song of Chinese sirens, to sign a juicy contract at Shanghai SIPG. But at 29, the Brazilian Oscar However, he has a few good years of football ahead of him, and a few more stints in Europe. In an interview with Fox Sports Brazil, the former Chelsea player explained that he had received calls this summer from several compatriots to sign … at Arsenal.
“David Luiz and Willian contacted me, because we exchange regularly, says Oscar. I speak to them from time to time. And they clearly said to me ‘Come to Arsenal, come here’.”
“I still have a contract with Shanghai”
An informal proposal, which he preferred to refuse. “It’s complicated for me, I still have a contract with Shanghai and I cannot leave like that, he justifies. I want to honor him until the end.”
History of putting oneself definitively free from want before returning to the very high level? This is it seems the project. “I really want to come back to Europe, assures Oscar. But not now.” And not necessarily at Arsenal. “Of course, the first club I would choose for a return to Europe is Chelsea, he slips. Because it is the club with which I have built a very good history.”