La Liga giants Real Madrid have reached an agreement with Chelsea’s Antonio Rüdiger with the contract set to be signed soon.
Rüdiger who is closing in on a move to Real Madrid on free transfer is expected to sign a long term contract after refusing talks with his current club Chelsea.
“Real Madrid have reached verbal agreement with Antonio Rüdiger. Contract not signed yet – but Real Madrid are now closing on Rüdiger deal on a free: here we go soon! It’s gonna be a long-term deal. Final details to be discussed soon, before signing the contract.” Said Fabrizio Romano
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The news of his departure was also confirmed by coach Thomas Tuchel who said as a club they have done everything possible to convince him to stay but the centre-back made it clear to him that he will be leaving.
“He wants to leave the club. He informed me in a private talk. We gave everything but we could not fight anymore because of the actions”
“Rüdiger will leave as we can’t compete because of the sanctions. But now we don’t take it personally. It’s his decision” Said Tuchel