Chelsea Football Club is known for its strategic planning and long-term investment in young talent. As part of their commitment to building a strong future squad, the club has secured long-term contracts for several promising players. In this article, we will take a closer look at the 14 Chelsea players who are under contract until the next decade.
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1. Deivid Washington: The teenage forward joined Chelsea in the summer and signed a seven-year contract with the option of an extra year. Although he has had limited playing time so far, his long-term contract signifies his potential as a player for the future.
2. Andrey Santos: Another Brazilian talent, Santos also has a long-term contract that runs until 2030. After a loan spell at Nottingham Forest, he has yet to make his Chelsea debut, but he has ample time to prove his worth.
3. Lesley Ugochukwu: Ugochukwu arrived in the summer and has already made 13 appearances for Chelsea. With a contract that runs until 2030, he is expected to continue contributing to the team’s success.
4. Romeo Lavia: Lavia, who joined Chelsea ahead of Liverpool, has been unfortunate with injuries since his arrival. Despite limited playing time, his contract until 2030 demonstrates the club’s belief in his potential.
5. Malo Gusto: Gusto has seized the opportunity to shine in the absence of Reece James. With 20 appearances across all competitions, he has proven himself as a reliable attacking full-back.
6. Cole Palmer: Considered one of the best signings under the Boehly era, Palmer has justified his price tag. As the heartbeat of Mauricio Pochettino’s side, he continues to improve each week, contributing with goals and assists.
7. Noni Madueke: Madueke has shown glimpses of his quality whenever given the chance. Although competition is fierce in the attacking department, his performances indicate a bright future for him at Chelsea.
8. Djordje Petrovic: Petrovic unexpectedly found himself in the starting XI due to an injury to Robert Sanchez. In his 12 appearances, he has kept four clean sheets, proving his worth as a reliable goalkeeper.
9. Benoit Badiashile: Despite a recent dip in form, Badiashile has generally been a solid addition to the team. His contract that runs until 2030 reflects the club’s faith in his abilities.
10. Robert Sanchez: Sanchez, the Spanish shot-stopper, is currently sidelined with a knee injury. However, his contract until he turns 32 demonstrates his importance to the team’s long-term plans.
11. Nicolas Jackson: Jackson has shown promise with his goal-scoring ability, although he has been inconsistent in front of goal. With time on his side and a contract until 2031, he has the opportunity to improve.
12. Enzo Fernandez: Chelsea made a significant investment in Fernandez after being impressed by his World Cup performances. Despite the pressure of a high price tag, he has performed well and continues to develop in a Chelsea shirt.
13. Moises Caicedo: Caicedo, like Fernandez, has faced the challenge of meeting high expectations. However, the club remains confident in his abilities and has secured his services until 2031.
14. Mykhailo Mudryk: Mudryk was one of the first players to receive a long-term contract upon his arrival at Chelsea. Although he is yet to find consistency, his contract until 2031 indicates the club’s belief in his potential.
This article was updated 4 weeks ago