Thomas Tuchel and Thiago Silva have both signed a contract extensions with Chelsea.
The club’s head coach is now committed to the Blues until June 2024, while 36-year-old veteran Silva will remain at Stamford Bridge through to the end of next season.
The Blues have rewarded their manager by adding a further two years to his deal in the wake of their Champions League triumph and top-four finish in the Premier League.
Silva, meanwhile, proved to be a fantastic addition to the squad, starting most games and hardly putting a foot wrong since arriving from Paris Saint-Germain last summer for free.
Tuchel said: “I cannot imagine a better occasion for a contract renewal. I am grateful for the experience and very happy to stay part of the Chelsea family.
“There is far more to come and we are looking forward to our next steps with ambition and much anticipation.”
The 47-year-old German arrived at Stamford Bridge in January, inheriting a Chelsea side who were ninth in the table when previous boss Frank Lampard was sacked.
Tuchel oversaw a rapid improvement in results, ensuring Champions League qualification for the Blues and then winning European football’s biggest prize itself by beating Manchester City 1-0 in Porto last Saturday.
The Blues also reached the FA Cup final, but were beaten 1-0 by Leicester at Wembley.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia said: “When Thomas joined us in January there was still so much to play for domestically and in Europe. He slotted in seamlessly and immediately became an integral part of the Chelsea family.
“Returning us to the top four in the Premier League was crucial, and we could not be happier with our success in the Champions League which crowned a remarkable season at Chelsea.
“We are obviously extremely pleased therefore to retain Thomas for a further two years, and look forward to more achievements in the coming seasons.”
On Silva’s contract extension, she added: “When we brought Silva in last summer, we knew we were adding a world-class player to the squad. Thiago has duly shown everyone at Chelsea his immense quality throughout this season, and he has had a huge influence on and off the pitch for us.
“We said when he signed that we hoped Thiago would add new trophies to his impressive list of honours, and he has done just that with our success in the Champions League this weekend. We now hope that he carries on in exactly the same fashion in the coming year.”
According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, the Blues will also begin talks over extending N’Golo Kante’s deal, currently set to expire in June 2023.
Meanwhile, Blues defender Fikayo Tomori is expected to join AC Milan on a permanent basis after spending the second-half of the 2020/21 campaign on loan at the San Siro.