Andreas Christensen signs new long-term contract at Chelsea

Andreas Christensen signs new long-term contract at Chelsea

- Youngster Andreas Christensen signs new contract at Chelsea

- The 21-year-old defender's new deal expires in 2022

- He spent the last two seasons on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract, the club announced Tuesday, January 9.

The 21-year-old has been a key player for Antonio Conte’s side this season, making 22 appearances so far for the Premier League champions.

Andreas Christensen signs new long-term contract at Chelsea

Andreas Christensen has been a key player for Antonio Conte's side this season. Photo: Dailystar

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He initially signed with the Blues in 2012 before spending the last two seasons on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach.

"It feels really good to sign a new contract and I’m just happy to be committed to Chelsea for the future," Christensen said in a release.

"I’ve played a lot of games, I’m enjoying it at the club and everything is working well."

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The new deal signed will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2022.

Christensen, a Denmark international, will likely play in the upcoming World Cup after helping his national team qualify by scoring in a 5-1 play-off victory against the Republic of Ireland in November.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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