Veteran Portuguese goalkeeper Henrique Hilario has signed a contract extension at Chelsea. The 37-year-old stopper was initially on the list of players to be released from the club at the end of the season; however he has toured with the side to the United States and has since been offered a new deal.
The one-year contract will take the veteran’s stay at Stamford Bridge to seven years and the player has toldSky
Hilario has made only 39 appearances for the Blues since his arrival from Porto in 2006, the majority of those games coming in cup competition, though he did get a run in the team when both Petr Cech and Carlo Cudicini fell victim to injuries. Hilario joins Cech, fellow veteran Mark Schwarzer and youngster Jamal Blackman in the Chelsea squad.
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