Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta desires the club to match multi-year arrangement utilizes from Spain if he is to extend his stay at Stamford Bridge beyond ten years, 90min understands.
The Spain around the world has in fact wound up being a not most likely club legend thinking about that settling from Marseille as a fairly unknown quantity in the summer season of 2012, with the Club World Cup success formerly in February recommending he has in fact won every reward offered in his time with Chelsea.
Azpilicueta’s existing deal is set to end at the end of the season, and the length of an extension is revealing to be the sticking point in constant discussions over his future.
The 32-year-old has a two-year offer from Barcelona, with the option for an extra year, and Atletico Madrid are also understood to have in fact tabled a multi-year arrangement. Nonetheless, Azpilicueta has in fact simply recently suggested he enjoys in London – where his kids were born – and desires Chelsea to match the proposals from La Liga.
Chelsea be reluctant to do so at this stage, nevertheless. The Blues have the option of triggering a one-year extension to the protector’s existing terms – something they are thinking of – nevertheless used his years of service to the club, they would rather worry a shared agreement rather of need him to stay on a deal he is disappointed about.
90min understands that Chelsea do not question that Azpilicueta may continue to play in the Premier League for a minimum of 2 more years, nevertheless they would rather he stayed on rolling 1 year arrangements – as is their routine policy for players over 30.
Blues head coach Thomas Tuchel was asked about Azpilicueta’s unsolved future just recently. “Well the future of the players I like to be fixed generally right now or not even in discussion, in the ideal world,” he mentioned.
“We do not live in the ideal world, nevertheless, so I think the arrangement situation with Azpi is rather clear. It is not the best pressure on this subject nevertheless as you comprehend, we have some other players also with legal scenarios that are not entirely dealt with.
“This is not ideal. This is also nobody’s particular fault. This can occur in many cases in the minute we manage it, and Azpi manage it exceptionally skillfully and I do not have the experience that it affects any of his performances.
“We are on it behind closed doors. This is where it needs to be managed.”
The Spaniard’s fellow protectors Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen are also into the last months of their arrangements, and the club is growing scared that all 3 players may leave in the summer season.