Chelsea wantaway defender, Antonio Rudiger has however agreed the Real Madrid’s four year deal.
Reports of Rudiger wanting to leave the club has increased in the past week before coach, Thomas Tuchel confirmed on Sunday.
Rudiger who has been phenomenal in defence for Chelsea this season reached a verbal agreement with the La Liga leaders and will move at the end of this season.
Unfortunately , Chelsea’s football coach,Tuchel had described the news as a ‘sad development’ considering the role the Germany international plays in the team. Rudiger was pivotal in Chelsea’s run to winning their second UEFA Champions League title last season under the management his compatriot.“The agreement between Toni Rüdiger and Real Madrid has been reached on a four year deal, valid until June 2026. It’s matter of final details before signing the contracts. No official announcement before the end of the season, even if Toni will sign in May.” A football transfer news journalist announced.
Rudiger was not willing to accept the club’s offer in the new contract he was given as his expectation was not met.The 29-year-old currently earns around £100,000 a week, but could pocket more than double of that by moving on a free transfer to one of Chelsea’s European rivals.