Thomas Tuchel, the Chelsea manager, spoke about the future of his central defender, Antonio Rüdiger, during his press conference.
Excellent for several seasons, the German international could well leave the British club at the end of the season. Coming to the end of his contract with Chelsea in June 2022, Antonio Rudiger has yet to come to an agreement with the Blues on an overtime. Asked about this file, Thomas Tuchel defended the interests of his club.
« We are fully aware of the importance of Toni and the role he plays on and off the pitch. There is no doubt about it, said the former coach of Paris Saint Germain. It is true that no one is bigger than a club, no one is. It’s a team effort, it’s a team game, it’s a strong club. »
Asked about possible discussions between his defender and Real Madrid, as had been put forward by the specialized press, Thomas Tuchel said: ” In the end, we need a little patience. I have no news for the moment ».