Antonio Rüdiger, player of Chelsea


Rüdiger says goodbye to Chelsea: "Sanctions were not the problem"

Published:15/05/2022 - 15:32h

Updated:15/05/2022 - 15:32h

Antonio Rüdiger said goodbye to the Chelsea fans after losing in the FA Cup final against Liverpool (0-0, 6-5 on penalties). The German assured that he would have liked to go out in another way, but made clear his love for the club and the fans

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Chelsea will lose to two of his head offices titled for the next season. To the the course of Andreas Christensen to the FC Barcelona adds the one of Antonio Rüdiger, the one who this week happened the medical recognition with the Real Madrid, club with which will play during the next four seasons by near of 7 million net euros annual. In this regard, the defender explained the reasons of his exit of Stamford Bridge.

After the party in front of the Liverpool by the final of the FA Cup (defeat 6-5 in penaltis), the international German attended to the means to sack of the club and of the fans 'blue'. "I do not want to deepen too much in the subject. There was a possibility to renew, but the sanctions of the team were not the problem", cleared the one of Berlin. In this sense, remains clear that the decision of the central prioritised the sportive, since it finished signing by less money of the that especulaba.

With the agreement until 2026, the Madrid won him the bidding to clubs like the Bayern Munich, the Juventus and the Manchester United. Even Paris Saint-Germain was interested in Antonio, a reinforcement of luxury with which the 'white House' armour his saga of face to the 2022-23 and, by second consecutive summer, attains to do with a top head office 'to cost zero', after the arrival of David Praises the past summer.

Further of his exit of Stamford Bridge, Rüdiger wanted to sack with affection of the club in which militó during five seasons. Chelsea has carried very well with me and I have carried me very well with the club. I did me a man here. My children were born here and all this. London and, especially Chelsea, always will be special for me", confessed the player of 29 years, the one who won it everything with the group londinense.

The defender regretted the defeat in front of the Liverpool

"They have been five years with altibajos, as it is normal. There were a lot of positive things, but therefore I am even more frustrated because it wanted to have a different end", commented the defender. Rüdiger Has contested 52 parties in the 2021-22, with 5 goals and 4 assistances. His drop will be very sensitive for Chelsea that it will have to go with urgency to the market of summer in search of defenders, since in addition to the German and of Christensen is likely that his captain, César Azpilicueta, also leave to the Barça.

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