Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has ended all switch hypothesis by signing a brand new deal at Stamford Bridge.
Fabrizio Romano just lately confirmed that Barcelona have been nonetheless pushing to signal Chelsea defender Azpilicueta this summer season.
The Spanish defender was set to be out of contract subsequent summer season, and with the sanctions positioned in opposition to the membership this 12 months, which means they have been unable to do any enterprise, it regarded probably that he’d be leaving this window.
Nevertheless, Chelsea have now formally introduced that Azpilicueta has signed a brand new deal on the membership.
Tieing down Azpilicueta to a brand new deal will resolve a number of points for Chelsea. With simply Reece James as a senior proper wing-back on the membership, Thomas Tuchel might have needed to spend a part of his switch funds bringing in cowl.
Now, Azpilicueta can present competitors for James, in addition to enjoying in central defence.
The Spanish defender has been on the membership for round ten years now, and can know the membership higher than anybody.
With a number of new signings coming in, having a participant who understands what it takes to be a Chelsea participant and may lead the squad on and off the pitch might be important.