Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel has responded to the information of Antonio Rudiger’s agent being noticed in Barcelona to barter a possible switch for his shopper.
The Germany worldwide will likely be a free agent this summer season as he edges in direction of the top of his contract at Stamford Bridge, nevertheless it may nonetheless be that the Blues will be capable to negotiate a brand new deal to maintain maintain of him.
That has been placed on maintain in the interim nevertheless, as a result of sanctioning of membership proprietor Roman Abramovich, with the membership awaiting a possible takeover.
This might put golf equipment like Barcelona in an excellent place to pounce for Rudiger, and it appears some work is already underway to try this…
?Unique #Rüdiger: Secret negotiations in Barcelona! On Wednesday evening Alemany, Cruyff & ARs agent Senesie met within the resort „The Barcelona Version“. The appointment went three hours. Barca desires Rüdiger as a free agent! @SkySports @Sky_Marc #CFC pic.twitter.com/6VNAhvSm62
— Florian Plettenberg (@Plettigoal) March 31, 2022
Tuchel appears to be calm about this assembly, nevertheless, as he insists it’s honest sufficient of Rudiger to search for one other provide as Chelsea can’t at present give him a brand new contract.
The German tactician additionally nonetheless sounds hopeful of retaining the previous Roma man, as per Purpose’s Nizaar Kinsella within the tweet under…
Tuchel on Rudiger’s agent assembly Barcelona: “I might attempt to meet him if he was not our participant. We nonetheless have a contract and have an excellent likelihood [to renew] when the possession situation is sorted. It’s honest sufficient if he listens to others however I’m nonetheless assured.” #CFC
— Nizaar Kinsella (@NizaarKinsella) April 1, 2022
Barca would do nicely to snap up a giant title like Rudiger on a free, and the Telegraph have additionally linked them with CFC defenders Cesar Azpilicueta and Andreas Christensen, who’re two extra gamers set to be out of contract this summer season.