The Chelsea captain has added one other two years to his west London keep, thwarting Barcelona’s long-running pursuit of the 32-year-old.
The Spain full-back joined Chelsea from Marseille in 2012 and has swept the board of main membership trophies since, with the 2021 Champions League and 2022 Membership World Cup finishing the set.
Cesar Azpilicueta has dedicated his future to Chelsea by extending his Blues contract till 2024.
The long-serving defender mechanically triggered a one-year addition to his Chelsea deal on the back-end of final time period, however has now dedicated to a extra lasting extension to his Stamford Bridge tenure.
Boss Thomas Tuchel was understood to be decided to retain Azpilicueta in gentle of Toni Rudiger and Andreas Christensen’s departures, particularly given the skilled Spaniard’s management and affect on the Blues.
“I’m actually glad to increase my keep at Chelsea, my residence,” stated Azpilicueta.
“It’s virtually 10 years since I first arrived and joined the membership, so I actually really feel the love and I’m actually excited for the brand new undertaking we now have in our fingers.
“I wish to say thanks to (Chelsea homeowners) Todd (Boehly) and Behdad (Eghbali) for giving me the chance to maintain my journey at this wonderful membership and I actually trying ahead to persevering with our journey.
“I’m a very proud captain and I hope we are able to share many good reminiscences collectively.”
Azpilicueta’s resolution to decide to Chelsea will show a serious enhance to supervisor Tuchel, with the Blues persevering with to reshape each their defence and total squad.
Kalidou Koulibaly’s arrival provides real high quality, metal and nous at centre-back, however Azpilicueta’s management and Premier League expertise stay extremely prized commodities by Tuchel.
Chelsea will proceed to push to signal Marc Cucurella from Brighton, with Levi Colwill nonetheless more likely to head within the different route, both on mortgage or completely.
The Blues are understood to harbour curiosity in Southampton’s Kyle Walker-Peters too.
Leicester’s Wesley Fofana is one other goal for Chelsea, however the Foxes’ valuation of £80million and above might show prohibitive.
Azpilicueta’s new deal will relieve an fringe of strain on the Blues’ recruitment, particularly if Marcos Alonso goes on to finish his personal long-mooted transfer to Barcelona later this summer time.