César Azpilicuetaa Spanish defender, renewed this Thursday his contract with Chelsea for two more seasons, a commitment that ends with the rumors about his possible signing with FC Barcelona.
In a statement published by the London team, the renewal of the 32-year-old player was announced.
César Azpilicueta has signed a new contract with Chelsea, to continue what is already a decade in blue for another two years.
Your captain. Azpi is here to stay! 👊
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 4, 2022
The Spanish international was one of the main names on the list of the Barcelona, who was looking to continue his transfer streak after signing the Polish striker Robert Lewandowski. Nevertheless, Azpilicueta stays in a Chelsea where he won the title captain and with whom he has played since 2012.
I am very happy to extend my stay at Chelsea, my home. It’s been almost 10 years since I arrived at the club so I feel the love and I’m very excited about the new project we have in hand.
During the decade that the defender has been in Stamford BridgeAzpilicueta has contributed to creating one of the most successful stages in the history of Chelseamaking two Premier Leaguea FA Cupa League Cupa Champions Leaguetwo Europe Leaguesa European Super Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup.
With information from Europe Press.