Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain are looking at making their move for Antonio Rudiger who is yet to sign a new deal with Chelsea, MySportPlug reporting.
The defender has been on fantastic form since Thomas Tuchel took over as the new manager of the club following Frank Lampard sacking due to poor run of form.
Antonio Rudiger is now being targeted by Paris Saint Germain and Real Madrid as they look set to make a move if things fails to go well with his negotiations with Chelsea.
Thomas Tuchel is eager to keep the German defender who is already making demands that the club have to meet before an agreement can be reached for a new deal that will see him stay longer.
Antonio Rudiger current contract is set to expire the end of the season which will see him join the free agent zone with any club signing him for nothing which Chelsea won’t be looking to let that happen.
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Chelsea have opened talks with Antonio Rudiger over a new contract which will see him extend, but remain cautious over his demands before signing as both Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid already looking to make a move.
The two European giants will be able to sign the Germany in January on a pre-contract agreement, with the defender’s current deal expiring in the summer of 2022 which could see the Blues lose him for nothing and it could mean a big problem.
Despite interest from other clubs, according to Goal they can confirm that the 28-year-old would be happy to stay put in west London as long as his contract demands are met and agreed upon.
Rudiger believing this will likely be the last big-money deal of his career as he is nearing the age of where he won’t be getting so much offers or any new contract when he clock 30 due to Chelsea policy.
As of now it looks possible for an extension to be signed by the German who is happy with the club after coming off their Uefa Champions League and Super Cup titles win within months.
Antonio Rudiger was part of the Blues starting lineup who claimed a 1-0 victory against Zenit Saint Petersburg last night as they kicked off their title defense in Group H.