Chelsea and Spain international Marcos Alonso has signed a new five-year deal with Chelsea which will now run until 2023, having previously confirmed his desire to extend his stay with the FA Cup holders.
Alonso have enjoyed a brilliant season with the Blues thus far, and the Spaniard has not agree a new contract with the Premier League.
Alonso, since joining Chelsea from Fiorentina in 2016, the Spain midfielder has registered 92 appearances for Chelsea, netting 15 goals and providing 11 assists, both as a wing-back and a full-back.
Alonso told the club’s official website:
“I am so happy to stay here longer and to keep playing for one of the best teams in the world.
“It’s been a very good two seasons and I am looking forward to more.”
Alonso was a key part of Chelsea’s recent Premier League title win under Antonio Conte and their recent FA Cup triumphs, to the point where he made his debut for Spain national team.
So far with Spain, Alonso has registered three appearances for the La Roja team, having made his bow in March of 2018.
Club director Marina Granovskaia added:
“We are delighted to be extending Marcos’ contract. In the past two seasons he has developed into an important player for the club, demonstrating his outstanding ability and a fantastic attitude that has helped him become a Premier League champion and Spain international.”
He stated that he was unsure how long the contract would run for, but he has now committed to another five years in west London.
“My father takes care of that as he is the one who leads the negotiations,” he said. “I am 27 years old, I still have two more years and I am going to extend my contract.
“What concerns me is to play as well as possible to win matches and titles with Chelsea and with the national team. I’m calm with my contract.”