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Chelsea star players agree short term contract extensions after two days of serious discussions

PreciousTalent 06/24/2020

Chelsea duo Willian and Pedro agree short-term contract extensions after two days of talks.

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Chelsea duo Willian and Pedro have agreed to play for the remainder of the Premier League season.

Chelsea star Willian displays skills in home training session.

Willian and Pedro have agreed short-term contract extensions to stay with Chelsea until the end of the season.

The pair left it late, directly until the cutoff time for augmentations this season to be concurred, following two days of talks with manager Frank Lampard and executive Marina Granovskaia.

The two players' agreements are expected to lapse on June 30 - and Spain striker Pedro has just concurred a multi year manage Serie A club Roma for next season.

The news is a huge lift for Lampard, who conceded a week ago that he would require the two players to guarantee Chelsea's odds of fixing Champions League football for next season.

"We need them to broaden their remain and ensure they can see out the season," Lampard said.

"I see the two sides. I see the individual player since I was one, and I regard that they have both been extraordinary workers to the club.

"I've had only open discussions with them. We're simply attempting to make that augmentation occur. The players must be glad. We must be upbeat. Ideally, we can arrive before the 23rd of June, one week from now, since that is the day we need to complete it by.

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"Anybody around us realizes that. So we will continue talking and ideally they remain on."

Chelsea are additionally still in the FA Cup, and after they face Manchester City in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Thursday, they travel to Leicester in the 6th round. The last is on August 1.

Willian played for 89 minutes of Chelsea's 2-1 win at Aston Villa on Sunday in their first game back after the re-start, while Pedro was an unused substitute.

Brazilian Willian is likewise a free specialist toward the finish of this season in the wake of dismissing a multi year bargain offered to him by the club - however regardless of enthusiasm from both Tottenham and Arsenal, his future is muddled.

Pedro's understanding depended on settling arrangements with Roma.

Chelsea are back in Premier League activity against Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on Thursday (8.15pm).

Source: opera.com
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