Chelsea are not any nearer to agreeing on a brand new contract with Antonio Rudiger, the place his state of affairs is monitored by quite a lot of prime European golf equipment.
The German worldwide has excelled below the management of Thomas Tuchel and performed a key position in the guts of the protection to assist the Blues flip the 2020/21 season to win the Champions League.
Rudiger had dropped out with former boss Frank Lampard, however was instantly restored to the crew when Tuchel took over the reins in January.
He has began this season in fine condition as nicely, and Chelsea’s supporters had hoped that he and protection associate Andreas Christensen would signal new long-term contracts – with each gamers’ present offers at the top of the season.
While talks with Christensen are ongoing, 90min understands that the identical can’t be mentioned about Rudiger – whose representatives have barely touched the bottom with Chelsea supremo Marina Granovskaia in latest months.
It is known that the most recent contract supply to Rudiger didn’t meet expectations, regardless of Tuchel interesting to reward him with improved new phrases.
90min has discovered that Tuchel has made it clear to his bosses that holding Rudiger is one in all his prime squad priorities, however with lower than 4 months left till he can supply international, the German is ready to preserve his choices open.
As a 28-year-old, Rudiger is beginning to develop into his greatest and quite a lot of prime European golf equipment are already . Ligue 1 giants PSG – who’ve labored neatly to land quite a lot of high-profile free brokers not too long ago – are amongst these monitoring Rudiger, whereas Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Atletico Madrid are additionally holding a watch on the state of affairs.
In phrases of Premier League curiosity, Tottenham Hotspur stay followers of Rudiger – having beforehand tried and did not signal the previous Stuttgart and Roma man.