Chelsea’s most reliable centre-back, Toni Rudiger is about leaving the club.
According to Romano, the agreement between Toni Rüdiger and Real Madrid has been reached on a four year deal, valid until June 2026.
He tweeted: “Real Madrid have reached a verbal agreement with Antonio Rudiger”
“Contract not signed yet – but Real Madrid are now closing on Rudiger deal on a free. It’s gonna be a long-term deal. Final details to be discussed soon, before signing the contract.”
Real Madrid wants to offer Rudiger a four-year deal, and the deal could be agreed upon as early as this week, although it will not be made official until the end of the season.
On Sunday, following Chelsea’s 1-0 win against West Ham United, Thomas Tuchel confirmed that Rudiger will be leaving the club at the end of the season.
“The situation is that he wants to leave the club. He informed me of this in a private talk,” Tuchel said.
“We gave everything – me and the club – but we could not fight anymore because of the actions.