- Youngster Andreas Christensen signs new contract at Chelsea
- The 21-year-old defender's new deal expires in 2022
- He spent the last two seasons on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract, the club announced Tuesday, January 9.
The 21-year-old has been a key player for Antonio Conte’s side this season, making 22 appearances so far for the Premier League champions.
He initially signed with the Blues in 2012 before spending the last two seasons on loan at Borussia Monchengladbach.
"It feels really good to sign a new contract and I’m just happy to be committed to Chelsea for the future," Christensen said in a release.
"I’ve played a lot of games, I’m enjoying it at the club and everything is working well."
The new deal signed will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2022.
Christensen, a Denmark international, will likely play in the upcoming World Cup after helping his national team qualify by scoring in a 5-1 play-off victory against the Republic of Ireland in November.
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