Cesc Fabregas drops update on his Chelsea contract situation

Spain international Cesc Fabregas has indicated that he is eager to pen a new contract with Chelsea and it is up to the club to decide whether they would offer him an extension. The 31-year-old presently has just eight months left on his existing contract with the Blues but he has frequently expressed his desire to prolong his stay.

In an interview covered by Goal.com, Fabregas admitted that he would like to commit his future to the Blues for the coming years but the final decision needs to be taken by the hierarchy, who have yet to begin contract talks, he said: “I’m very open about [wanting a new contract]. To be the honest, the club has not said anything.

“At the end of the day, I have eight months left and at the moment I’m gone. But I’d love to stay at the club. I’ve been very happy for the last four years and a half, we’ve had great success, won many things. I think I have a good understanding with the fans and players. I feel I still have a lot of football left in me, but it is now up to the club.”

“, Fabregas started as more of a regular during the club’s pre-season tour of Singapore “
but he happened to sustain a mysterious knee injury towards the end of the preparation phase. “, Thereafter, he made a “surprise appearance during the Community Shield game versus Manchester City but that was his sole outing during the month of August where he was deemed to be lacking fitness.

Since then, the midfielder has returned to first-team action with a couple of appearances in the League Cup and Europa League games but for now, he appears out of content for the Premier League duties with N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, Ross Barkley and Mateo Kovacic favoured ahead of him for the midfield positions.