Salomon Kalou has signed a new three-year contract with Chelsea Bridge. The Ivory Coast international follows Didier Drogba, John Terry, Ashley Cole, John Mikel Obi, Florent Malouda, Hilario and Michael Mancienne in agreeing new deals since the end of last season.
Blues coach Carlo Ancelotti believes the striker will play an important part in the future of the club.
"I am very pleased that Salomon has signed a new contract with us as he is an important player for this club," said Ancelotti.
"He is always well motivated and works hard at his game at all times. Because of this I am sure that Salomon will become an even more important player for Chelsea in the future."