Chelsea manager thomas tuchel on rudiger contract situation with the club as the german international is stalling on a signing a deal with chelsea .
Rudiger current deal expires in June 2022 and the european champions are now sweating on convincing the german who is opting for an improved deal .
According to the report , Chelsea are offering Antonio Rudiger £140,000-a-week deal which the German is said to have rejected and asked for more.
Antonio Rudiger believes his form since Tuchel’s arrival in January warrants more recognition.
The 28-year-old currently earns around £100,000-per-week but he could earn double that by moving on a free transfer.
Thomas Tuchel On Rudiger Contract Situation
However during thomas tuchel press conference ahead of tottenham game the gaffer has shared more light into the contract situation .
‘I hope that we find the solution but it’s not only about coaches and players and what we wish for,’ said Tuchel of Rudiger’s situation.
‘In the moment it is between the club, the player and the agent. We hope we can find a solution, because he is playing some excellent football for us.
‘He’s very calm, very focused and none of this is a distraction for him. Sometimes these things need a little bit of time but there is no news on this from my side. I think Toni feels very good at Chelsea.
‘It’s well deserved [the credit he is getting] because he always delivers when he plays. He feels the love from the supporters and he’s at a big club in Europe, playing in one of the best leagues and whatever happens will happen.
Rudiger will be looking to Continue his solid performance at the back for chelsea on Sunday when they face tottenham hotspur.
‘I am relaxed about it and as I said earlier, it is between the club and the player’s representatives to find the solutions.’