According to reports, Antonio Rudiger is very dissatisfied with Chelsea as they have failed to improve on their recent offer on a new contract.
Antonio Rudiger has been a key figure and leader at the back since the appointment of Thomas Tuchel and played a key role in Chelsea winning the UEFA Champions League. Chelsea had the best defensive record in the competition last season.
Despite his importance in the Chelsea squad. He is out of contact in just 9 months. Rudiger’s current contract expires in summer 2022 and he is allowed to talk to other clubs in January. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are reportedly keen on bringing in the German defender on a free transfer.
Chelsea’s new contract offer has been on the table since the start of the season. But according to reports, Antonio Rudiger is demanding upwards of £400k a week from Chelsea to sign a new deal. This £400k a week contract would see him become the highest earner at Chelsea and one of the highest-paid players in the Premier League.
Rudiger and his agent felt disrespected and underappreciated by Chelsea’s latest contract offer worth just £130,000 a week. While star signing Romelu Lukaku who is the same age as Antonio Rudiger earns around £350,000 a week.
Cristian Falk‘s comments on Rudiger new contract situation at Chelsea
Football journalist Cristian Falk has now conformed that Rudiger and his agent are disappointed that club officials have not made more of an effort to meet his demands. Cristian Falk also claims that Chelsea have not improved on their offer from the start of the season. This stance has left other major European clubs monitoring the situation.
Europen clubs elsewhere are reportedly prepared to offer Rudiger £400k a week to leave Chelsea. Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are all prepared to offer Rudiger a contract next summer.
Rudiger has been ever-present in Thomas Tuchel’s side. And made his return from injury on Wednesday against Malmo in the Champions League. Rudiger missed a few games due to a back issue.
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