On the homepage, Chelsea announced that they have extended the contract of goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli, the 30-year-old will stay with the Blues until the summer of 2026.
Two years ago, goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli joined Chelsea on a free transfer. He replaced the departure of Willy Caballero. This goalkeeper has a lot of experience when he has been with Fulham for 10 years. The former Fulham star cannot compete for the starting position at Stamford Bridge. At the moment he is only Chelsea’s number 3 goalkeeper, after Kepa and Edouard Mendy.
The idea that the 30-year-old player would choose to leave in the summer of 2023, thereby being able to play more. However, a few hours ago, the Chelsea homepage announced that Marcus Bettinelli had signed a new contract. This goalkeeper will continue to stick with the Blues until the summer of 2026.
Talking about extending his contract with Chelsea, Bettinelli happily said: “I am really proud to play for such an ambitious club as Chelsea, which is one of the biggest clubs in England and Europe. Present”.
“I have seen the team change hands, and I see that the team is more ambitious under the new owners. I am very happy to continue to be part of the club’s plans. I can’t wait to stay with the team for a few more years. I will do my best when given the opportunity.”
With Chelsea renewing Bettinelli, they are ready for Mendy to leave this summer. The star born in 1992 is said to be unhappy when he has to sit on the bench for Kepa, he accepts to leave to be able to play more next season.