London based side Chelsea have busy in the last twenty-four hours with the extension of contracts of their manager Thomas Tuchel and their experienced Brazilian central defender Thiago Silva.
The club are also optimistic they will be able to obtain the signatures of midfielders N’Golo Kante and Jorginho before they can embark on bringing in new players from other European clubs.
Amid rumors of a transfer away from the bridge, the Stamford bridge-based outfit have performed a dramatic u-turn to secure the signature of their world cup winner Olivier Giroud for yet another season.Giroud had been linked with a summer exit from the Blues with sources even reporting he could be part of the deal to take Fikayo Tomori to AC Milan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic had even endorsed a move for the Frenchman.
Italian football journalist Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that the former Arsenal striker has signed a one-year contract extension with his work ethic lauded as the reason for the new offer.
“Olivier Giroud has extended his contract with Chelsea until June 2022. Done and signed.”Romano tweeted.
Tammy Abraham is certain to leave Chelsea in the summer with the Thomas Tuchel led side having been linked with prolific goal scorers such as Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku and Erling Haaland.