Some Chelsea players simply take more chances than others. Tactically, half of a manager's job is to minimize those risks for his players while increasing those risks for the opposition. However, there are some risks that even a manager cannot identify. Antonio Rudiger is accustomed to gambling when he engages in some dark arts or a risky tackle.
Antonio Rudiger, like John Terry, Didier Drogba, and Frank Lampard before him, has the potential to reach the same legendary heights at Chelsea. This is a bold claim, especially given the recent drama surrounding Rudiger at the club. But, if he can help Chelsea win the Premier League this season after winning the Champions League last season, he has a chance to go down in history.
Antonio Rudiger needs no introduction here. The Chelsea centre-back has been a crucial member of the team since Thomas Tuchel took charge as Stamford Bridge. He was instrumental to Chelsea's UEFA Champions League triumph last season and has arguably been their best central defender. Rudiger knows that he has become important for Chelsea, which is why he requested a better contract to reflect his value.
The news of Antonio Rudiger deciding to leave Chelsea on a free transfer in the summer has come as a devastating blow to most Chelsea faithfuls, as his incredible form has seen him cement his place as one of the best defenders in Europe at the moment, while helping his club significantly chase another trophy this season.
Photo Credit: Twitter Chelsea won the UCL title last season, they are the current defending champions of this trophy. Many players will like to join Thomas Tuchel's side because of their great achievements. Chelsea signed Romelu Lukaku and Saul Niguez in the last transfer window, they also targetted Jules Kounde but Sevilla heightened the defender's transfer fee.
Chelsea Defender Antonio Rudiger is planning to follow in Alaba footsteps and has reportedly decided not to renew his contract with the blues. Rudiger currently has one year remaining on his current deal with Chelsea, that expires in June 2022. Furthermore, the German international has attracted interest from Real Madrid and Bayern Munich as well.
In the summer of 2022, Real Madrid could be on the lookout for another center back. Los Blancos sold Raphael Varane this summer due to his desire for a new challenge in the Premier League, as well as the possibility of bankrolling extra funds to sign Kylian Mbappe before the 2021-2022 season.
The game against Tottenham Hotspur last weekend was one of the few matches where Thomas Tuchel's tactical set-up regarding the defence was really clear. During the game, Tottenham Hotspur allowed Chelsea's centre-backs the space and time to dictate the game from their position. As Tottenham's forward line and midfield retreated, Chelsea's defence advanced to the centre of the pitch.
According to several reports, Antonio Rudiger is willing to leave Chelsea as a free agent at the end of the season in order to become the highest earning defender. The reports claimed he wants £400,000 a week to remain at the club, but the London based club aren't ready to meet his demands, as they feel it would be less expensive to replace him.
Despite the fact that Real Madrid has a team capable of winning multiple trophies in the 2021-2022 season, Madridistas are always looking ahead. And they are having vivid dreams of the future, thanks to a loaded 2022 summer transfer window that will include free agents Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland available with a cheap release clause, and top center backs like Matthijs de Ligt and Jules Kounde potentially on the move.
With speculations of big clubs coming for Antonio Rudiger due to his recent form, many football fans of Chelsea would love him to extend his contract at the club. Bayern Munich is in the race to sign Antonio Rudiger from Chelsea once his deal expires at the club.
Antonio Rudiger is one of the players in Chelsea whose form is currently unquestionable. The German international went from being a lampard outcast to now becoming one of the best defenders in Europe. Today we take a look on how Rudiger's became a top class defender. Before the arrival of Thomas Tuchel, Rudiger has had problem of playing time, during the reign of Frank Lampard.
According to reports, if Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger leaves the club when his contract expires at the end of the season, he could earn £400,000 per week. Since Thomas Tuchel's arrival at Chelsea in December, Rudiger has been a crucial player for Thomas Tuchel, attracting attention from Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, and Real Madrid to sign him once his contract ends.
Chelsea Football Club will be trading tackles with the premier league defending champion, Manchester City later this evening. Chelsea Football Club will be entertaining Manchester City at Stamford Bridge as both will marking their 6th Premier League outings. It will be a super Saturday and a match cracker as none would like to lose to each, to avoid dropping points and also dropping down on the Premier League table.
The winter transfer window is almost here and there have been increasing speculations about certain deals which might be completed as soon as the market opens. Chelsea are currently making huge efforts to tie down Antonio Rudiger to a new contract as the defender's contract will be ending in the next few months.
Antonio Rudiger has been an integral part of the Chelsea team in the recent past. He helped the team to qualify for the Champions League last season and then helped the team to win the Champions League after beaten Manchester City in the final. But at the moment, Rudiger is on his way out of Stamford Bridge because of some notable reasons.
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has come out to speak on their disappointing defeat to Manchester City yesterday at Stamford Bridge. The blues lost to Pep Guardiola's side courtesy of a goal from Gabriel Jesus. After the game, Rudiger revealed that no Chelsea player is irreplaceable due to the options in the squad.
Antonio Rudiger has been a significant figure for Thomas Tuchel and Chelsea, and Rio Ferdinand made headlines this week by naming him the finest defender in the Premier League at the moment. Rudiger has regained his place in the starting lineup following a period on the bench under former manager Frank Lampard, guiding Chelsea to achieve the best defensive record in Europe’s major leagues since Tuchel took over in January.
The blues are ready to face Manchester City and they have officially released their squad list to face City. Checkout the complete squad list below: The goalkeeper for the day is Eduardo Mendy. The defenders are: Ceasar Azpilicueta, Christensen, Antonio Rudiger, Marcos Alonso and Reece James.
Pep Guardiola’s side laid down a title marker and sent a strong warning to the rest of the premier league top sides after his Man city team humbled Thomas Tuchel’s below par Chelsea at Stamford bridge. Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City scored the only goal as Manchester city held on to an impressive victory over their fellow title contenders Chelsea. Analysis In a game where Pep Guardiola and Thomas Tuchel adopted very different approaches, it would be the visiting champions who would dominate the opening