ANDREAS CHRISTENSEN has handed Chelsea an enormous enhance – by revealing he’s on the point of signing a brand new contract.
The Blues are desperate to tie down the 25-year-old defender to a long-term deal following his spectacular begin to the season.
Christensen appears positive he’ll be staying at ChelseaCredit score: Getty
And the defender who was one of Chelsea’s stand-out stars in their 1-1 draw with Liverpool, has given his greatest trace but that he’ll be staying at Stamford Bridge.
Christensen, whose present settlement expires subsequent summer season, is poised to pen a brand new deal till 2026.
When quizzed about his future by Danish paper BT.DK Christensen stated: “I do not wish to say an excessive amount of, however I feel it’s trying good.
“It’s hard to tell what it’s going to end up with, there is a lot of talk. But I am happy to be at Chelsea.”
Christensen’s had a surprising reversal in fortune since final summer season when he seemed to be heading for the Stamford Bridge exit.
Following two troublesome seasons on the membership, which noticed the Denmark worldwide solely make six begins below ex-boss Maurizio Sarri, his future regarded bleak.
And Christensen did not fare significantly better when Frank Lampard grew to become the Blues boss for a quick spell earlier than Thomas Tuchel’s arrival in January.
He continued: “It’s no secret that I had a difficult period before Frank Lampard left the club. Back then things looked different.”
However since Tuchel took cost, the centre-back has been a brand new man and helped the West London aspect attain the FA Cup remaining final season, and win the Champions League against Manchester City.
Though he is conscious that issues change rapidly in soccer so it’s a must to be ready for the worst.
Christensen added: “However since then we’ve received the Champions League and European Tremendous Cup, and the very best gamers have come to the Premier League.
“So I really feel like I’m in the best place. I am completely happy to be at Chelsea, as a result of we’re profitable trophies and I’m taking part in a giant half.
“It’s tremendous cool to play a significant half, and be within the thick of issues.
“However, as I’ve skilled, issues can change rapidly.
“Suddenly some other players can perform well or be given a chance, and then I can end up in the cold again.”
Christensen joined Chelsea on a free switch from Danish membership Brondby in 2012.
He has since made 131 senior Blues appearances regardless of competitors from a raft of pricey and high-profile signings.
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