WILLIAN EARNS INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION

Willian is one of four Chelsea players who have been named in the Brazil squad ahead of their upcoming friendlies against Honduras and Chile.

The 25-year-old earns his first call-up for the national side since moving to Stamford Bridge and joins Chelsea team-mates David Luiz, Oscar and Ramires in Luiz Felipe Scolari's 22-man squad.

Willian previously represented the senior Brazil team on two occasions, the most recent of which coming as a second half substitute in a 2-0 friendly win over Egypt in November 2011.

The versatile attacker joined the Blues in August and scored his first goal for the club in our 3-1 win at Norwich.

He played the full 90 minutes in Tuesday's 2-0 win over Arsenal at the Emirates in the Capital One Cup.