While David Alaba appears bound for Real Madrid, a trio of clubs are still reportedly pursuing the versatile Bayern Munich veteran.
Arsenal came from a goal down to beat Leicester City with a performance that gave Mikel Arteta hope for the future in the biggest games.
Willian has had an underwhelming impact at Arsenal since his off-season move but Mikel Arteta hopes a midweek assist may boost confidence
Mikel Arteta wants Arsenal's players to follow the example of their captain after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rescued their European campaign.
Arsenal trailed Benfica 2-1 when Willian came on, but they went on to win the Europa League tie 3-2 on the day and 4-3 on aggregate.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a late winner to get Arsenal out of trouble and send Mikel Arteta's team into the Europa League last 16.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was described as past his best by Jamie Redknapp, but the forward retains the confidence of Mikel Arteta.
Struggling in the Premier League and out of both domestic cups, Arsenal are looking to the Europa League for success this season.
Arsenal were "out of their depth" when facing Manchester City in the Premier League, according to Paul Merson.
Mikel Arteta fell foul of his former team as Pep Guardiola's juggernaut of a Manchester City side continued their remarkable winning run.