Reece James has become the highest paid defender in history. Chelsea Football Club of the English Premier League Football. After refer to the pen to accept a new contract. Wages worth £250,000 a week officially.
The 22-year-old right-back has penned a long-term contract extension with the Blues until 2027. After the midfielder made his debut with the club in the 2019/20 season and has become one of the team’s key players until now.
“I am very pleased with the new contract. And I’m grateful to the fans, the new owners and everyone involved with the club. I can’t wait to see. What awaits in the future. Which I am sure we will have the opportunity to win many more trophies,” James said through the official website of the army. navy blue lion.
“I grew up supporting this club. And I’ve here since 6 years old. I signed a new contract. Because this club is the place I want to be. I want to say a special thank you to the fans. I want to stay here for a long time and we have a bright future ahead of us.”
Recently, James has started five of his six Premier League games this season with one goal and one assist. Only in their 2-1 defeat against Southampton on Tuesday was the elusive out due to an illness.