Date: 22nd September 2021 at 1:30pm
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Chelsea have enjoyed arguably the strongest start to the new season of any Premier League side, with Thomas Tuchel’s Blues remaining unbeaten after five games. 

The European champions had already beaten Arsenal and drawn with Liverpool before Sunday’s convincing 3-0 victory over bitter rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

Tuchel’s side are still yet to concede from open play this season, with Mo Salah’s penalty at Anfield the only goal they have let in so far.

Now, it appears that the club are preparing to offer long-term deals to a trio of key players.

The Standard is reporting that midfielders Mason Mount, N’Golo Kane and Jorginho will all be offered new deals after impressing during the past 12 months.

Mount, who emerged on the Premier League scene under former boss Frank Lampard, was an integral part of Chelsea’s Champions League triumph last term.

Mount is set to be rewarded for his impressive form

Jorginho, meanwhile, is an outside contender for the Ballon d’or award after adding the European Championships to his Champions League and UEFA Super Cup double with Chelsea.

N’Golo Kante’s importance to the club, while never in doubt, was reiterated on Sunday as the Frenchman completely changed the game after his half-time introduction.

The relentless midfielder stifled Spurs’ threat and put the visitors on the front foot, scoring their second goal himself.

The report also suggest that talks will begin once deals for defensive duo Andreas Christensen and Antonio Rudiger have been completed.

German international Rudiger had looked to be on his way out of Stamford Bridge last term but has reignited his career under Tuchel, and has arguably been the most impressive defender in the league so far this season.

Christensen, meanwhile, has also improved drastically in recent months, and will reportedly be offered a new £120,000-per-week long term deal.

With the Blues top of the table after five matches and a host of senior figures set to be tied down to long-term deals, the future looks bright at Stamford Bridge.

 
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