Chelsea have begun talks with Emerson over new contract – Goal

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Chelsea have begun talks with Emerson over new contract – Goal

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Emerson’s Chelsea stint

Emerson joined Chelsea in January of 2018 from Serie A outfit, AS Roma.

The Blues are believed to have paid round £18m for Emerson’s providers.

Nevertheless, regardless of being signed when Antonio Conte was Chelsea boss, the then Chelsea manager hardly played his new signing.

In the second half of the 2017/18 season, Emerson made just five Premier League appearances, only three of which have been as a starter.

Emerson did play a bit extra beneath Maurizio Sarri last campaign, managing 27 video games throughout all competitions for Chelsea.

Nevertheless, Emerson still solely made 10 Premier League outings underneath Sarri.

DUBLIN, IRELAND – JULY 10: Frank Lampard, Manager of Chelsea arrives on the stadium prior to the Pre-Season Friendly match between Bohemians FC and Chelsea FC at Dalymount Park on July 10, 2019 in Dublin, Eire. (Photograph by Charles McQuillan/Getty Photographs)

A brand new deal?

Now Frank Lampard is on the helm although, Emerson seems set for some more regular football at Stamford Bridge.

The 25-year-old appears to have usurped Marcos Alonso as the Blue’s important left-back as he has began all four of their PL games up to now this season.

Emerson additionally played the complete 120 minutes for Chelsea within the 2019 European Tremendous Cup vs Liverpool.

With Lampard seemingly keen on the Italian, Chelsea look as though they're set to offer him a new deal.

Emerson’s current Chelsea deal runs until July of 2022.

Nevertheless, in line with Goal, the Blues are keen to tie Emerson right down to a brand new deal earlier than the January switch window.

The report from Aim claims Chelsea have already begun talks with the defender over a new contract.

Emerson is at present on international obligation with Italy.

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