Willian, 29, left many of the Chelsea faithful concerned as due to his lack of playing time there were worries that he could depart the current Premier League champions. Due to the current situation, it appeared likely that the Brazilian star would join up with a Chinese Super League side, providing financial benefits for both Willian and Chelsea.

The free-kick specialist has decided to stay and fight for his place on the Chelsea side, as Antonio Conte aims to chase down Manchester City in search of a consecutive title. However, this has provided a barrier to a potential move which may have improved Chelsea's right flank and seen a long-term replacement.

An improvement on Willian?

Reports suggest that Chelsea's negotiation team were in discussion with Paris Saint-Germain over the possible transfer of Lucas Moura, undeniably a younger version of Willian. However, Conte appears to be confident that Willian is the better option at this moment in time mainly due to reasons such as match fitness and recent form.

The Chelsea winger has become somewhat of a cult hero at Stamford Bridge. With Willian being mainly remembered for being the single beating heart of the Chelsea team during an all-around lacklustre season in 2015 - where they finished 10th. However, within recent times he has scored three goals in five games and started ten games this campaign.

In comparison to Lucas Moura, he hasn't started in a single competitive game for Paris Saint Germain this season.

Moura, 25, has been frozen out of the French capital with the large influx of players coming at a cost for the Brazilian international. The 25-year-old, who has represented his country 36 times on the international stage, has revealed his desires to continue to play in Europe but will jump at the opportunity to leave Paris.

What now for Moura?

Furthermore, it appears from statistics that Moura is in need of a new start. Since his arrival from Sao Paulo in 2013 for £38m, a lot was expected of the young Brazilian. Unfortunately for Moura, in his 200 appearances that he has made for the French side, he has only contributed to one goal and one assist.

This demonstrates his ineffectiveness within the final third and that he's still living off the hype that he created for himself when he was a skilful young player in Brazil.

It's safe to say that Chelsea 'dodged a bullet' on this one.

The 25-year-old has also been linked with a move to multiple Chinese Super League clubs, possibly following the footsteps of the former team-mate, Lavezzi.