Chelsea defender David Luiz has signed a replacement biennial contract with Chelsea that may keep him at Stamford Bridge till 2021.

The 32-year-old’s deal was thanks to expire at the top of the season however he has currently extended his keep for 2 additional seasons.

Luiz had been a key player for Maurizio Sarri this season and has created forty seven appearances altogether competitions this campaign.

With Chelsea hit with a transfer ban, the Blues have thought it knowing keep a number of the senior players at the club.

Speaking concerning his new deal, Luiz said: “I am thus happy to be here and to possess this chance to remain. i like this club and that i still have the ambition of a young player.

“It suggests that tons to succeed in another European final, and that we still have the chance to complete within the prime 3 of the Premier League this season and that i can still try and do my best to assist the team.”

Chelsea director docking facility Granovskaia aforesaid concerning the deal: “We area unit delighted David Luiz are staying with the club.

“He has set the right example to those around him throughout the campaign and been an enormous influence on and off the pitch.

“With the Galilean satellite League final still to come back, we have a tendency to hope to complete off the season with tableware and David are central thereto success in Baku and on the far side.”