Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel has advocated for the renewal of Antonio Rüdiger, who has just over half a year left on his contract and is reluctant to expand his ties with Londoners. Clubs such as Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are interested in acquiring the services of the 28-year-old German center-back who will be able to start negotiating with teams from outside the British Isles from 1 January. However, his manager, Tuchel, seems confident that Rüdiger will end up staying in London.
“Right now he is 100% committed to Chelsea. I’m sure he feels the trust and respect from everyone at the club and from the fans, “said Tuchel.” He’s a great competitor and he’s in the best place. He is in the most competitive league, a club in which he is the protagonist and that suits him perfectly. So we just have to be patient and hope there is a happy ending. “added the German technician. What has prevented Rüdiger from renewing his contract with Chelsea are his salary expectations, far from what the Londoners offer him, which would not place him as one of the best in the team.