‘I am so happy to keep playing for one of the best teams in the world’: Marcos Alonso signs new five-year deal as Chelsea secure his future until 2023
- Marcos Alonso has put pen to paper on a new contract at Chelsea
- The 27-year-old left back committed his long-term future to the club
- Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia hailed his ‘outstanding ability’
Marcos Alonso has signed a new contract with Chelsea that will run until 2023.
The 27-year-old Spain left-back said on Chelsea’s official website on Wednesday: ‘I am so happy to stay here longer and to keep playing for one of the best teams in the world.
‘It’s been a very good two seasons and I am looking forward to more.’
Marcos Alonso puts pen to paper on his new contract at Chelsea which lasts until 2023
Position: Left back
2010 Real Madrid , 2010-13 Bolton, 2013-16 Fiorentina, 2014 Sunderland (loan), 2016-present Chelsea
Premier League x1 FA Cup x1
Spain 3 caps
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: ‘We are delighted to be extending Marcos’ contract.
‘In the past two seasons he has developed into an important player for the club, demonstrating his outstanding ability and a fantastic attitude that has helped him become a Premier League champion and Spain international.’
Alonso, who began his career at Real Madrid, moved to Chelsea from Fiorentina.
He had previously had spells in England with Bolton and Sunderland, and made his international debut in March this year.
After joining Chelsea in 2016 he became the first player in English football league history to win in his first 14 starts for one club.
Alonso in action during Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Manchester United at Stamford Bridge