Chelsea close in on contract renewal for two key players ahead of next summer

Chelsea are reportedly close to agreeing a contract extension for Danish defender Andreas Christensen.

Christensen’s current Chelsea contract expires next summer and talks have been on for months over a renewal with top clubs like AC Milan lurking to snatch the 25-year old away should in case he doesn’t sign an extension with Chelsea.

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The new development now favours Chelsea though as Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Christensen is about to sign a new four year contract and the deal probably includes an option to extend for a further year.

The deal is almost done according to reports with just a few paper works left before official confirmation in the next few days.

This comes as a welcomed development as Christensen is one of four Chelsea defenders who are out of contract at the end of the season.

One of these defenders is 37-year old Brazilian, Thiago Silva whom according to Gianluca Di Marzio is also set for a contract renewal.

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Thiago Silva joined as a free agent from PSG at the start of last season and he’s impressed ever since, helping Chelsea win the Uefa Champions League before getting a one year extension in the summer.

The Chelsea chiefs will now meet with Silva’s representatives to discuss over a further one year extension in the coming days.