International Soccer - England

Azpilicueta signs new Chelsea pact

London, England (SportsNetwork.com) - Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta signed a new five-year contract with the Premier League leaders on Wednesday.

Azpilicueta, 25, signed from Ligue 1 side Marseille in August 2012 and has made 95 appearances while firmly establishing himself as a regular along manager Jose Mourinho's back line.

"We are pleased to announce Cesar Azpilicueta has today signed a new five-year contract," a statement read on Chelsea's official website.

Azpilicueta has started all three of the Blues games this season, helping the club to a perfect start with three wins.

09/03 12:22:39 ET