Chelsea Captain Ceasar Azpilicueta has signed a new two-year contract that will keep the right-back at Chelsea until June 2024.

The Spain international’s previous terms were due to expire this summer, but a performance-related clause was activated to ensure his deal was automatically extended by a further 12 months.Nevertheless Azpilicueta became a transfer target for Barcelona and direct negotiations have been taking place between the two sides.But no agreement was reached and the 32-year old.

Chelsea will now focus on new signings among them being Marc Cucurella, Wesley Fofana and A new striker.