‘Chelsea mistake’ – Reporter drops claim ‘loud voice’ could now leave Stamford Bridge

Allowing Antonio Rudiger to leave this summer could prove a “mistake” by Chelsea, according to Daily Star reporter Paul Brown.

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The 50-cap German international is out of contract at the end of the season, and his future at Stamford Bridge remains seriously uncertain.

What’s the latest news about Rudiger?

Having established himself as one of the Premier League’s best defenders since Thomas Tuchel became Chelsea manager last January, Rudiger has some of Europe’s biggest clubs on his radar.

In January, when the defender was able to discuss a move to a foreign club, Sky Sports reported that Real Madrid, PSG, Bayern and Juventus had all opened talks with the German, who played a role key to the Blues’ Champions League success. last season.

Chelsea are still hoping to tie Rudiger down to a new contract, but they have failed to convince him to extend his stay in west London.

Meanwhile, with the Stamford Bridge side now unable to make new offers to players after ex-owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK government, Chelsea’s hopes of keeping Rudiger dim.

Following his incredible impact over the past 18 months, Brown feels that Rudiger leaving the club would be a blow.

What did Brown say about Rudiger?

He told GIVEMESPORT: “I think because he is such a leader in the dressing room and a strong voice, allowing him to leave might prove to be a mistake by Chelsea, but due to the ownership situation they are not in anyway. able to offer or accept a new contract, and it’s clear his people are talking to clubs across Europe.

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Is Rudiger likely to stay at Chelsea?

With Chelsea in dire straits due to what happened to Abramovich, and unable to prevent Rudiger from leaving the club, it’s clear his days in the capital are numbered.

Following their Champions League exit against Real Madrid on Tuesday night, Chelsea are set to speed up the process of sorting out Rudiger’s future, although their chances of keeping him at Stamford Bridge end in disappointment following the events of the latter. month.

He has been an exceptional servant to the club, winning five major accolades in his five seasons, including the FA Cup, Champions League and Europa League, but their remaining fixtures could be his last in blue.