Thomas Tuchel has been impressed with Antonio Rudiger since taking over as Chelsea manager and he is ready to do everything possible to keep him beyond his current deal which expires in 2022.
The Blues defender has been playing week in and out since the German man took charge from Frank Lampard who preferred to use Kurt Zouma and Thiago Silva more often, but things seems to be in the favor of the ex Roma player.
Antonio Rudiger is set for a new Chelsea contract as Thomas Tuchel is eager to let him remain with the club beyond his current deal so they don’t have to lose him for free with other clubs showing interest already.
The defender will be in action tomorrow against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League as they look to defender their 1-0 advantage from first leg so to enable them qualify for the next round of the competition.
Chelsea will try to sign Antonio Rudiger to a contract extension before the summer to avoid the risk of him leaving on a free transfer in 2022 as he has been a key figure for the team which have seen them go a long run of unbeaten.
Wth the Daily Mail reporting manager Thomas Tuchel is a driving force in getting a deal done as soon as possible so he can know what next to do concerning his other defenders which we have seen Kurt Zouma benched a lot.
Tuchel has needed the German centre-back to perform at a high level with Thiago Silva injured, and the 28-year-old has rewarded his boss with steady play at the back over the past month with solid back to back performances.
Things have been good so far with the partnership of Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen proving to be the best trio who have been the solid block behind the new found strong wall of defensive which have been unbreakable.