Chelsea are ready to offer Antonio Rudiger a lucrative contract extension amid interest from their local rivals Tottenham Hotspur, according to report.
The German centre-back, who was completely frozen out under Frank Lampard and looked set to leave Stamford Bridge, has been resurgence under Thomas Tuchel by establish as one of the pivotal player in Blues’ squad.
The 28-year-old centre-back set up Pulisic’s lovely goal against Madrid in semi-finals stage of the Uefa Champions League competitions, he then put the Blues’ ahead of Leicester in domestic league as they fighting for top-four finish, before making one of the tackles of the season to deny Phil Folden a certain goal in the final.
His impressive performances attracted interest from Spur, who reportedly held talk with the representative of Antonio Conte in order to bringing in the Italian coach back to England to become their boss following the departure of Jose Mourinho.
However, despite Germany international current contract expiring next year, reports by Football Insider, claim the Blues are confident of secure a long-term deal with the defender, who made the left centre-back position his own, with his commanding defending and powerful ball-carrying.
The reports explain in details that talks over extension of the contract set to open in the coming weeks and all parties are hopeful a long-term extension can be agreed.