helsea defender Alfie Gilchrist has prolonged his contract at Chelsea by an extra 12 months till June 2025.
The 19-year-old was an unused substitute on Sunday as Chelsea drew 0-0 with Bournemouth on the Vitality Stadium.
Mauricio Pochettino is effectively conscious of his Blues Beneath-21s captain already having taken him on a pre-season tour of the US.
Gilchrist has but to make his debut in an official senior match however performed round 75 minutes underneath his new supervisor in heat up matches this summer season.
Chelsea have opted to tie down Gilchrist to a brand new contract having fielded curiosity from Sheffield United over a everlasting switch this summer season.
Gilchrist additionally had mortgage curiosity and will look once more at a brief transfer in January when the switch window opens.
The central defender was signed from Queens Park Rangers at Beneath-11 degree and comes from a household of Chelsea supporters.
He was nominated for PL2 Participant of the Yr final season and was first named on the bench for the primary crew underneath Frank Lampard final season, at Outdated Trafford.