Despite a year left on his current deal at Stamford Bridge, Antonio Rúdigêr has continued showcased why he deserved to be award new long-term contract after produced solid display in Chelsea’s 3-1 win Southampton at Stamford Bridge last weekend.
The German star, who closer to leave Chelsea during Frank Lampard tenure, showcased series of impressive display since arrival of Thomas Tuchel.
The 28-year-old, who made the left centre-back position his own, with his commanding defending and powerful ball-carrying, has established himself as one of the pivotal player under the German coach.
He helped Chelsea win Uefa Champions League title last season, with followed by Uefa Super Cup early this term, and the German star continued produced solid display despite a year left on his deal at Stamford Bridge.
Last week, Rúdigêr showcased another series of magical display against Southampton, with showcased he deserved to be award a new long-term contract at Stamford Bridge.
In the 35th minute, the Champions League-winning defender’s adventurous run and clever pass was finished off well by striker Romelu Lukaku who was in an offside position when the ball was played through to him.