Chelsea star Cesar Azpilicueta has confirmed his long-term future with the club by signing a new five-year contract, Mirror reports.

The defender made the switch to Stamford Bridge in 2012 as a right-back, but played all of last season on the left establishing himself as a fan favourite in the position.

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And now the London club have offered the Spaniard a new five-year contract, which he has agreed to.

The 25-year-old was purchased from Marseille for a fee of £7million as cover for Branislav Ivanovic, but Ashley Cole’s poor form last season saw manager Jose Mourinho deploy Azpilicueta on the left to great success.

At the end of the campaign Chelsea had the best defensive record in the Premier League, with Azpilicueta named as the club’s Players’ Player of the Year.

Despite the £20million signing of left-back Filipe Luis from Atletico Madrid this summer, Azpilicueta has held on to the position keeping Luis out of the starting line-up.

 

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  • Henzy joseph
    1 year ago

    chelsea complete £10.5m loic remy signing from QPR

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  • Henzy joseph
    1 year ago

    loic remy agreed to be a chelsea second choice depid the club has choosen Diego costa as a first choice

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  • Henzy joseph
    1 year ago

    Azpilicueta is good player, we fans we love him very much, and i think after ivanovic we are going to lunch his move to right back, and also our new signing filipe luis, Diego costa, cecs fabregas, loic remy,i think becouse of these new arivals chelsea would win both EPL,CL,FA,CAPITAL ONE CUP AND CHARITY COMMUNITY SHIELD,thank you for new mr Henzy joseph

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