Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger ‘in talks with Real Madrid and three other European giants over free transfer in summer’

CHELSEA star Antonio Rudiger has opened talks with Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus, reports suggest.

Rudiger’s deal with the Blues expires in the summer and he is thus free to discuss a deal with foreign clubs although his camp is not ruling out a contract renewal.

Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger is in talks with Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus
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However, the west Londoners’ most recent offer, which was made at the start of the season, was dismissed by the centre-back as it only paid half of what the team’s top earners make.

According to Sky Sports, the Germany international is preparing for a potential exit and that his why his representatives have come in contact with Real, PSG, Bayern and Juve.

Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick is also an admirer of the 28-year-old and knows his agent, who is also his brother, well.

Regardless of the ongoing transfer speculation, Rudiger remains committed to Chelsea until the end of the season and will help them achieve their objectives.

Manager Thomas Tuchel is facing the prospect of losing two more defenders in June as Andreas Christensen and captain Cesar Azpilicueta’s deal also come up.

However, Tuchel received a significant boost as Thiago Silva signed a one-year-extension on Monday.

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Rudiger has proven to be very influential this season as he has started in 20 Premier League games, which is the most out of any outfield player at Chelsea.

Previous reports have suggested that Real feel covered in defence as they already have David Alaba and Eder Militao.

Militao is also set to receive a contract extension that will tie him to the Santiago Bernabeu for another five years.

However, Rudiger’s impressive performances continue to intrigue Los Blancos, who are looking to strengthen ahead of a busy summer that could see PSG superstar Kylian Mbappe moving to Madrid after becoming a free agent.

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