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3 EPL Centre-backs That Should Replace Rudiger At Chelsea

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Chelsea football club of England is trying all in their power to tie Toni Rudiger to a new deal. The defender has become an integral of the team since Thomas Tuchel took over from Frank Lampard last season.

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The German international help the Blues cruise to a champions league glory last season and his continuous rise and improvement saw him nominated for the premier league player of the month for September, which was eventually won by Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United.

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However, Chelsea and Rudiger's representatives have not arrived at the desired conclusion, which would see a new deal signed, and with the likes of Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, and Real Madrid lining up to take advantage of the situation, The Blues should consider other options that are available in the English premier league.

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Here are 3 center-backs currently plying their trade on English soul and Chelsea should make move for any of them as a replacement for Rudiger

(1) Tyrone Mings

The Aston Villa star is a very rugged defender, who was part of the Three Lions squad that finished second in Euros 2020.

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Tyrone Mings will be an affordable option that could cost Chelsea less than £50m and he would offer Thomas Tuchel a wealth of experience.

(2) Kurt Zouma

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The France international was part of the Chelsea squad that won the UEFA champions league last season, but he secured a permanent move to West Ham United in the summer transfer window.

Kurt Zouma might not be on the same level with Toni Rudiger but he sure has the pedigree to excel in west London and he won't have issues settling down at Stamford Bridge.

(3) Virgil van Dijk

The Dutchman has been one of the best center-backs the English premier league will produce in the last 4 years.

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Last season, Virgil van Dijk missed the majority of Liverpool's games due to an injury he picked up against Everton but since he made his return this season, he has been outstanding for the Reds.

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The 30-year-old will be a perfect replacement and an upgrade for Toni Rudiger.

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