The Welsh international first moved from Exeter City to Chelsea in the summer of 2017 before temporarily playing for RB Leipzig and Sheffield United.

Ampadu was set to become a free agent in the summer of 2023, but Chelsea have now announced that The 20-year-old is now under contract with the club until 2024 before moving to Venezia.

The defender spent the 2020-21 season on loan at Sheffield United and made 29 appearances for the Blades in all competitions, including 23 appearances during their doomed Premier League season.

Ampadu has only played 12 times for Chelsea in all competitions in the last four years, while playing three games for Wales at Euro 2020.