French defender Kurt Zouma has signed a new six-year contract with English Premier League (EPL) champions Chelsea until 2023 and has been immediately loaned to Stoke City for the 2017/18 season.
Zouma joined Chelsea from French Ligue 1 side in 2014 and has gone on to score 4 goals in 71 appearances for the Stamford Bridge outfit.
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Speaking on Zouma, Chelsea’s technical director Michael Emenalo said: “It is fantastic Kurt has chosen to commit his future to Chelsea. He has shown his talent since joining us three years ago, and has returned from a serious injury with a fantastic attitude.”
“Now he has the opportunity to play regularly in the Premier League and we will be monitoring his progress closely while he is at Stoke.” he added.
Kurt Zouma, 22, has won 2 league titles in addition to the League Cup triumph in 2015 since joining the Blues.