Chelsea star commits his future to the club

Marcos Alonso has committed his long-term future to Chelsea after a signing a deal that runs until 2023.

The Spanish defender has made almost 100 appearances for the Blues since his £23million move to Stamford Bridge from Fiorentina in 2016, scoring 15 goals.

Alonso, 27, said: "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."

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."

Alsonso helped Chelsea win the Premier League title in 2016-17 and claim the FA Cup last season.

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