Chelsea signs new contract for rising star Gilchrist

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Chelsea have signed defender Alfie Gilchrist to a new contract until 2026, with an option to extend for a further 12 months.

Chelsea club website confirms new contract extension with young defender Gilchrist Extends his contract to play at Stamford Bridge until 2026. With an extension until 2027.

“Signing for Chelsea is a huge achievement for me and my family.” Gilchrist said UFABET

“It’s not easy at all. And every time I sign a contract here I feel better and better. But now I want to take turns and continue to develop myself.”

Gilchrist is a 20-year-old defender who can play both as a centre-back and as a right-back. Just stepped into Chelsea’s first team in the 2023-24 season. And has been used by manager Mauricio Pochettino for 12 games in all competitions. Played 6 Premier League games, 4 FA Cup games and 2 Carabao Cup games.

For Gilchrist, he has been a Chelsea fan since his youth. and entered this club from the under 11 team, gradually moving up the ranks. Until reaching the highest point is Pochettino’s first team this season.

While co-sporting directors Lawrence Stewart and Paul Winstanley said: “We are delighted to be able to offer Alfie a new contract at Chelsea. And it is a pleasure to see him continue to develop within the club. After breaking into the first team this season. We look forward to seeing him continue to develop in the years to come.”