Antonio Rudiger has stated that he will quit Chelsea on a free transfer at the end of the season. lack of communication over a new contract is being revealed as the reason for his decision. Check out complete details about it below.
In April, Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel stated that the defender will leave when his deal ended. The German international, 29, is poised to sign a four-year contract with LaLiga winners Real Madrid.
Following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, the British government implemented restrictions on Chelsea’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich, preventing the team from signing new players or renewing existing deal.
Rudiger wrote in The Players’ Tribune on Friday that “My deal discussions had already begun to become tricky last autumn. Business is business, but when you don’t hear anything from the club from August to January, the issue becomes tricky.” During the first proposal, there used to be a lengthy period of doing nothing. We’re not machines, you know. “You can’t wait months with so much ambiguity regarding your future.” Obviously, no one saw the sanctions coming. But in the end, other large clubs were expressing interest, and I had to make a choice. I’ll leave it at that since, other from business, I have nothing terrible to say about this club.”
Antonio has been a vital player for Chelsea since joining from AS Roma in 2017. And has made over 200 matches in all tournaments.
Rudiger remarked that “During his stay in England, he won the FA Cup, Champions League, Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, and Club World Cup.
“Chelsea will always hold a special place in my heart.” My home will always be London. “I arrived here by myself and now have a wife and two lovely children.”
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