Chelsea centre back Antonio Rudiger is reportedly poised to put pen to paper on his Real Madrid contract in the coming days..
The 29-year-old joined the Blues from Roma in the summer season of 2017 during a five year deal, and also all those conditions today have a bit less than 2 weeks remaining to work.
Chelsea made several initiatives to attempt to come Rudiger down to new terms this year, with the Germany international frequently among the very first names on Thomas Tuchel’s team sheet..
Nevertheless, the Blues’ attempts to negotiate a brand new deal with the centre back didn’t bear fruit, then Tuchel just recently confirmed that he will make when his deal expired in the summer months.
“The situation is he really wants to leave the club. He informed me of this’s in a private conversation. We provided all – me and the club – though we couldn’t stop any longer due to the measures. Without having the sanctions we’d at any rate be in a position to continue fighting, but out hands are tied up. We do not take it personally. It’s his decision,” Tuchel told Sky Sports News.
Despite links with Manchester United, Juventus and Barcelona, Real Madrid have long been viewed as the front runners to end up Rudiger as a totally free agent in the summer transfer window..
Los Blancos reportedly come to an agreement to sign the former Roma male last month, but Carlo Ancelotti was tight lipped when quizzed on Rudiger’s possible arrival recently.
Nevertheless, transfer expert Fabrizio Romano currently says that Rudiger is poised to sign a four year contract with the capital giants, who’ll formally announce his signing at the conclusion of the time period.
“The following great news for Real Madrid is going to be Toni Rudiger’s signature on the official agreement until June 2026, issue of days,” Romano wrote on Twitter.
“Club statement anticipated at the conclusion of the season though the deal is already completed and sealed. Rudiger is going to play for Real Madrid.”
Although Rudiger is arriving at the Bernabeu as a totally free agent, the offer will allegedly still cost you Real in excess of €59m (£50m), with the defender pocketing €11m (£9.4m) in annual wages..