Willy Caballero signs a new one-year deal with Chelsea


Willy Caballero

Chelsea goalkeeper, Willy Caballero has signed a new one-year deal with Chelsea to remain at the club till end of next season.

Caballero who joined the blues from Manchester City in the summer of 2017, has made 13 appearances in his first season including six in run to FA Cup glory.

His save from Nelson Oliveira in the third round penalty shoot-out success over Norwich proved decisive, and he also kept a clean sheet in the semi-final win over Southampton at Wembley.

The Argentine has always displayed a super performance anytime called on as a back-up and has played nine times and registered five consecutive clean sheets, including in the Premier League victory over Tottenham this season.

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While penning down his extension,Caballero said he’s happy at the club and wish to do well together next season.

”I am very happy to renew my contract with Chelsea and hopefully we can enjoy the next season and achieve a lot of targets. For me to stay at a big club like Chelsea was a really easy decision.’

In a remarks, Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: ”Willy is an excellent professional who has served us extremely well over the past two years.

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”He has provided reliable backup in that time and enjoyed some memorable performances, as well as helping us secure the FA Cup last season and reach the Europa League final later this month.

”He has also been a positive presence at the training ground, demonstrating dedication and professionalism every day and helping bring out the best in our first-choice goalkeepers. We are pleased to retain his services for the 2019/20 season.


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