Chelsea Defender, David Luiz Signs Two-Year Contract Extension
Chelsea defender, David Luiz on Friday signed a contract extension with the club at Stamford Bridge. The new contract is set to end in 2021.
About the extension of his contract, David Luiz 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.”
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: ‘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.”
The Brazilian has enjoyed a fine season at the heart with Chelsea, making 48 appearances across the campaign and scoring three goals as the Blues sealed a return to the Champions League and booked a place in the Europa League final. So far in his Chelsea career, David Luiz has made a total 246 appearances, scoring 18 goals.