Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo has reportedly agreed a new three-year deal with English Premier League club Chelsea.
The centre-back, who played on loan at Championship side Middlesborough last season, was due to run out of contract in June 2015.
But his agent Chika Akujobi revealed to AfricanFootball.com, that the 20-year-old has extended his stay until June 2018.
“We have agreed a new three-year contract for Keneth,” Akujobi said.
“We have all seen the draft of the improved contract and the boy is happy about it.
“It’s a good contract and we are all happy about how Chelsea have warmed up to him and made him feel very much at home.”
Omeruo’s contract talks was prolonged for months, with his representatives believed to have asked the West London outfit to double their offer for the player.
Akujobi added: “Everything is not all about money because Chelsea have really taken care of the player.”
The Brazil-bound Super-Eagles defender will resume with the Chelsea first team squad after the 2014 World Cup, but is expected to be loaned out for the third time in the new season.
He has already played on loan for Dutch club ADO Den Haag and was at the Riverside Stadium in the second half of the 2013/14 season.