Ramires Midfielder extends Chelsea contract

Chelsea announced on the evening of Thursday, October 29 that the midfielder has signed a new contract

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Ramires play Ramires signs new Chelsea contract (Chelsea FC/Press Association)
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In the midst of their stuttering start to the new season, Chelsea have received a huge boost with the news that Ramires has signed a new contract with the club.

The Brazil international joined Chelsea in 2010 from Benfica and has made 241 appearances for the London side.

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Chelsea announced on the evening of Thursday, October 29 that the midfielder has signed a new contract committing himself to Stamford Bridge until June 2019.

Ramires and Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia play Ramires with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia after signing a new contract for Chelsea (Chelsea FC/Press Association Images)

 

I am very happy to sign a new contract with Chelsea,” the 28-year-old told club official website.

My family and I are very happy here in London and in the past five years the club has lifted every major trophy.

Ramires and David Luiz play Ramires won the UEFA Champions League and other major club trophy with Chelsea (Getty Images)

 

I hope to be an important part of many more successes in the next four years.”

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Ramires has won the FA Cup, English Premier League, League Cup and the UEFA Europa League with Chelsea.

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