Rudiger’s contract is set to expire at the end of this season and the German is yet to agree a new contract with the club.
With the form of Rudiger and his importance in Thomas Tuchel system, the fans are worried about how the team could be affected if Chelsea fails to reach an agreement with him.
Top European clubs are also already eyeing the free transfer move and could offer the salary which Chelsea are allegedly refusing to offer.
Tuchel however claims to be calm about this situation insisted that it is about the player, the club and the agent because he has already shown that he needs Rudiger in his team. The club must now finds a way to appeal Rudiger to stay.
Tuchel seems optimistic about the whole situation and insisted time is needed for everything to work out.
What Tuchel Said:
“It’s between the club, player and agent. We hope to find a solution. He plays excellent since a long time, very consistent on a high level. Calm, focused. Everything is in place, time’s needed.”
“It’s between him and the club. It’s in good hands. I’m calm, relaxed. Whatever has to happen, will happen.”