Blaise Matuidi to stay at Juventus for another season

Blaise Matuidi to stay at Juventus for another season after Serie A leaders triggered extension clause in French midfielder’s contract

  • Blaise Matuidi’s contract at Juventus was due to expire this summer 
  • But the France midfielder has revealed the club has triggered extension option
  • Matuidi, 32, will remain with the Serie A leaders for an additional season

Blaise Matuidi has revealed that Juventus have triggered the option to extend his contract by a further year.

The World Cup-winning France midfielder’s contract was set to expire in the summer but the 32-year-old will be staying at the Allianz Stadium a while longer.

‘In my contract there was an option for another year,’ Matuidi told Sport24.

Blaise Matuidi will stay at Juventus next season after the club triggered an extension clause

‘Juventus have exercised it. I never had any doubts about it. I feel the trust of everyone.’

Matuidi has played 118 matches for Juventus since arriving from Paris Saint-Germain for £22.5million in the summer of 2017.

Matuidi has played 118 times for Juventus and started most of their key matches this season

He has started the majority of their Serie A and Champions League matches under Maurizio Sarri this season.

Juventus defeated SPAL 2-1 at the weekend to maintain a one-point lead over Lazio at the top of Serie A.


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