Published On: Sat, Jun 7th, 2014

Chiellini close to extending contract with Juventus

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Chiellini - JuventusJuventus defender Giorgio Chiellini is reportedly on the verge of signing a contract extension with the Old Lady in the coming weeks.

The 29-year-old, whose current contract with the Bianconeri is set to expire in June 2015, provided three goals and three assists in his 31 Serie A appearances for the reigning Italian champions last term and it seems the Turin giants will be looking to secure his services for another few seasons this summer.

According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, the Italian international, who is currently in Brazil with the Azzurri for the World Cup, is close to signing a new deal that will see him remain with Juventus until 2017.

Giorgio Chiellini joined Juve from Fiorentina in 2005 and has scored a total of 22 goals in his 258 league appearances for them since his arrival.

The defender has helped the Old Lady secure two Supercoppa Italiana trophies, three Serie A titles and a Serie B title during his time with them as well. VIP Lounge