David Luiz Signs New Two-year Chelsea Deal
By: Francis Joseph
Chelsea centre-back David Luiz has signed a new two-year contract, the club have confirmed. David Luiz’s contract was due to expire at the end of the season but his second spell at the club will now be extended to the end of 2020-21.
Speaking to Chelsea’s official website he said “I am so happy to be here and to have this opportunity to stay. I love this club and I still have the ambition of a young player,”
“It means a lot to reach another European final, and we still have the opportunity to finish in the top three of the Premier League this season and I will continue to try to do my best to help the team.
Also Chelsea director Marina Gravnovskaia while reacting to luiz signing a new deal with the club said “We are delighted David Luiz will be staying with the club,”
“He has set the perfect example to those around him throughout the campaign and been a huge influence on and off the pitch.”
With the Europa League final still to come,we hope to finish off the season with silverware and David will be central to that success in Baku and beyond.”
David Luiz has made a total of 246 appearances, scoring 18 goals, across his two spells with the club.