The trio on the roof of Europe after Chelsea’s coronation in the Champions League, thanks to their victory (1-0) against Manchester City, is in the process of being extended. According to Sky Sport Italy, formalizations should fall quickly for Thomas Tuchel and Thiago Silva.
The good news is linked for Thomas Tuchel. After gleefully watering his players on Saturday night following the victory in the Champions League final against Manchester City (1-0) of his Blues, the German technician will be extended. According to journalist Fabrizio Romano of Sky Sport Italy, formalization is imminent.
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Nothing really surprising or new. A contract extension was already in the plans before the European coronation, the accession to the FA Cup final and the fourth place in the league had already convinced the leaders of the club. The Daily Mail evoked in mid-May the signing of a new lease of two seasons, plus an optional one, all accompanied by a nice salary increase estimated at 8 million euros per year. This award was provided for in the initial clauses of his first contract. The former PSG boss arrived last January to replace Frank Lampard.
Another former PSG must tie his future a little longer with Chelsea. Thiago Silva, who had very affectionate words for PSG after the coronation, arrived at the start of the season committing for a year, plus an optional season. This option should be lifted.
Towards an extension for Kanté
The other operation undertaken by the leaders of the Blues is none other than the extension of the essential N’Golo Kanté. Best player in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League against Real Madrid (1-1), best player in the semi-final second leg (2-0) and finally, man of the match in the C1 final against Manchester City , the one that many hope Ballon d’Or should also extend.
“N’Golo Kanté will receive a new offer in the coming months or weeks. There is no rush since the player is happy at the club and everyone appreciates him,” said Fabrizio Romano. The French international is currently linked with the London club until 2023.