Valuable Chelsea player signs contract extension. His initial contract was to expire this summer

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Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero has extended his stay at the club, according to The Telegraph.

Caballero is rated by Chelsea boss Frank Lampard as a valuable back-up to Kepa Arrizabalga and also as a leader on and off the pitch.

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The Blues triggered the option to retain the services of the 38-year-old for a further 12 months at Stamford Bridge.

The Argentine has now followed in the footsteps of Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud to sign an extension at Stamford Bridge.

Caballero has made a total of 9 appearances for the Blues this season in all competitions and his overall appearances for the club since joining from Manchester City as a free agent is 31.

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