Chelsea Football Club have opened talks with Antonio Rudiger as it concerns his future at Stamford Bridge. There have been a lot of speculations over the future of the German as he is in the final year of his contract.
Thomas Tuchel who was speaking ahead of the Blues' Carabao Cup match against Southampton on Tuesday, October 26th, 2021, lauded on the player's leadership skills .
He said the German has shown leadership qualities since he arrived the club in January taking over from Frank Lampard.
Transfer News expert, Fabrizio Romano confirmed the news on his official Twitter account on Monday, October 25th, 2021.
Toni has established himself exceptionally since first day we arrived. He is an absolute leader and plays at an incredible high level.
Rudiger is in the final year of his contract and will be able to talk to other clubs from January if he fails to sign a new contract. According to reports, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are waiting on the corner in case Chelsea fail to renew his contract.
Chelsea are also in talks with Andreas Christensen who is also in the final year of his contract. The duo of Jorginho and N'Golo Kante are also close to signing a new contract with the London club.