Chelsea legend Didier Drogba laughs at Arsenal after Willian leaves club

Didier Drogba scored 13 goals against Arsenal during his playing days – and the Chelsea legend is winding up Gunners fans even now after mocking the north Londoners for letting Willian leave for free.

The Brazilian midfielder completed a move back to his home country with Corinthians after Arsenal cancelled his contract on Monday.

His time at the Emirates will not be remembered fondly by Arsenal fans, who never really warmed to the 33-year-old following his free transfer from Chelsea last summer.

Part of that was down to Willian's inconsistent form, with the midfielder doing little to justify his three-year deal reportedly worth more than £200,000-per-week.

Once Willian's departure was confirmed, he posted a collage of images on Twitter with a caption that read: "Thank you Arsenal."

The picture received over 50,000 interaction – including one from Drogba, who briefly played alongside Willian at Stamford Bridge during the 2014-15 season.

He quote-tweeted the post and wrote: "Oh Willyyyyyyyyyyyyyy haaaaaaaannnnnnnnnn Come back home" – followed by a wink emoji and a blue heart.

Later, Drogba replied to his own post with ten cry laughing emojis, appearing to mock Arsenal supporters.

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Gunners fans were delighted to see Willian tear up his contract and join Corinthians, primarily because it will save the club £20.5million in wages.

The 70-cap Brazil international posted a leaving message on Instagram once his departure was confirmed.

It read: "All my career I have done everything to be the best I can be – I always want to win and I find it hard to accept not doing so," the 33-year-old wrote on Instagram.

"Unfortunately it didn't happen for me at Arsenal and I am sorry about that."

"Unfortunately things on the pitch didn't go the way we had all planned and hoped – I received a lot of criticism, especially from some members of the press, [suggesting] that I had come here for financial reasons," added Willian, who scored one goal in 25 league appearances for Arsenal last season.

"I hope with my actions today [I] explain [that] to those people and they now understand that was not the case.

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"I hope it teaches some people that they should not be so quick to pass judgement and create bad environments to make themselves important, even though I accept that's part of the game."

Willian made 37 appearances for Arsenal during his one and only season with the club. He scored just a single goal and provided seven assists in all competitions.

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