'Chelsea fans deserve more than a 10th place finish' says Willian after lowest Premier League points tally in 20 years

Chelsea midfielder Willian has admitted that the fans deserve more after the club's disappointing 10th place Premier League finish last season. 

The Blues' made a mess of their effort to defend the title, as a slow start to the campaign mixed with a broken dressing room cost Jose Mourinho his job in December.

Guus Hiddink's arrival led to a small improvement in their fortunes but Chelsea's collective performances remained inconsistent throughout the season as they ended up a massive 31 points behind champions Leicester. 

Willian was named both Players' Player of the Year and Club Player of the Year for the 2015-16 season

Willian was named both Players' Player of the Year and Club Player of the Year for the 2015-16 season

The former Shakhtar Donetsk wide man was one of few shining lights for last season as Chelsea struggled

The former Shakhtar Donetsk wide man was one of few shining lights for last season as Chelsea struggled

WILLIAN'S 2015-16 STATS 

Appearances: 48

Goals: 11

Assists: 7

Yellow/Red Cards: 5/0

The Blues' tally of 50 points was the lowest total under the ownership of Roman Abramovich and Willian is insistent that it is not enough for the Stamford Bridge faithful.

The former Shakhtar Donetsk man was crowned Chelsea's Player of the Year due to his impressive individual form but has urged his team-mates to hit the ground running so that they can challenge for silverware next season.

Willian was Chelsea's second highest scorer, second only to Diego Costa with 11 goals in all competitions

Willian was Chelsea's second highest scorer, second only to Diego Costa with 11 goals in all competitions

'We will have to start better than this season. If we can start the season very well then we can win titles' he told the Evening Standard

'Personally I think I have improved this season and that's something you always have to try and do in football.

'Now I hope next season I can play even better again and we can win some titles,' said the Brazilian.

Following the departure of interim manager Guus Hiddink, Antonio Conte is set to take charge at Chelsea later this summer and will be charged with reclaiming Chelsea's place among the elite.

The Brazilian will be hoping to make a positive impression on new boss Antonio Conte ahead of next season

The Brazilian will be hoping to make a positive impression on new boss Antonio Conte ahead of next season

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