Fresh update on Chelsea’s efforts to keep hold of Antonio Rudiger



Fresh update on Chelsea’s efforts to keep hold of Antonio Rudiger




A fresh insight into the future of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has been forthcoming online on Thursday evening.

Rudi shining

German international Rudiger has of course enjoyed a scintillating opening to the new campaign.

After being brought back in from the cold to establish himself as a key contributor at Chelsea over the 2nd half of last season, the 28-year-old has stepped things up yet another notch to this point in 2021/22.

Rudiger has played every minute of both the Blues’ Premier League and European campaigns, looking an absolute rock no matter his defensive partner.

So impressive has the ex-Roma man been that some have already begun to point towards a ‘best defender in England’ tag, with a goal to cap off a remarkable display versus Tottenham a fortnight ago just rewards for his early-season efforts.

Fresh update on Chelsea’s efforts to keep hold of Antonio Rudiger

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 02: Antonio Rudiger of Chelsea arrives at the stadium ahead of the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Fulham FC at Stamford Bridge on December 1, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

‘So happy’

In turn, amid the finest stretch of the stopper’s playing career, his contract situation in West London has long marked something of a concern.

Rudiger’s current terms are due to expire next summer, with the player, to this point, having kept his cards close to his chest when it comes to his intentions moving forward.

Such uncertainty, in turn, sparked reports last week that ‘Rudi’ has been targeted by German heavyweights Bayern Munich, with preliminary talks over the possibility of a free transfer already underway between the two parties:

And now, as outlined above, a fresh insight into the situation has been provided.

The info comes courtesy of transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, who hints that the Chelsea faithful, for the time being at least, need not fret regarding their defensive talisman’s situation.

This comes with Rudiger, despite interest on the part of both Real Madrid and the aforementioned Bayern, ‘so happy’ with both his situation at Stamford Bridge, and boss Thomas Tuchel.

In turn, contract negotiations between the two parties remain ongoing.


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