Report: Chelsea put five-year contract offer on the table for Trevoh Chalobah
Chelsea have offered Trevoh Chalobah a new five-year contract at the club, according to reports.
The 22-year-old returned to Cobham this summer to show up for preseason training and seized every chance Thomas Tuchel had given him.
After the late returns of many first-team members due to international involvement, Chalobah took Tuchel’s opportunity and thrived throughout, impressing the Chelsea boss.
He saw him play the full 120 minutes of the Super Cup which saw the Blues win on penalties. And three days later, Tuchel made the big decision to hand him his Premier League debut against Crystal Palace. Another game, and he impressed and scored on his league debut with a superb strike from a distance in the 3-0 win.
Chalobah would have been loaned out, Valencia were linked, but Tuchel changed his mind. The versatile defender who can also play in midfield has conquered the German and talks have taken place between the two. A decision has been made for him to stay at Chelsea this season.
But things are better for the 22-year-old. According to Adam newson, Chelsea put a five-year contract on the table for him, rewarding him for his excellent preseason.
Tuchel has kept a low profile on the contract situation after being lyrical on Chalobah, insisting he deserves his chance but is unaware of any contract offers.
What Thomas Tuchel says
“He’s had a fantastic preseason. He’s a very good player and above all a top character. He’s got both feet on the ground and took his chance in a very impressive way. He played some very, good games. in the pre-season. He played 120 minutes against Villarreal and another 90 against Crystal Palace. It makes sense that he stays with us and has his chance here. Trevoh is a guy we absolutely want to keep. is the status for him.
“I don’t know, I don’t know absolutely nothing about the contract situation. We had a discussion yesterday. He went out for loans, got the minutes he needed to develop and now is a good time. to stay with us and be part of the squad, take new steps to fulfill his dream and be part of a strong Chelsea squad he is in right now.
“We trust him and he deserves it. It’s not a gift, it’s what he deserves. It’s a good situation for us and for him right now. I don’t know what that means. for his contract. “
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