Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger was under the limelight during the summer transfer window in September. There were rumors of Chelsea stars joining arch-rivals Tottenham was in the air. Because the deal was close to the finish.
But the backout by the Chelsea defender at the end moment of the deal makes Tottenham Hotspur nervous. As they were reportedly asking for his exit from the Stamford Bridge side. The reason behind pulling out from the deal, he thinks that Chelsea fans feel about him will get crushed and it will be kind of disrespect to them.
The rivalry between both the teams is very high because of which players from both the team almost didn’t shuffle between them. Likewise happens during the deal of Rudiger as Rudiger pulled out from the deal.
According to the report from Eurosport, Rudiger wanted the exit from Chelsea and play for Tottenham. However, he is been dropped out from the Blues first-team lineup after the arrival of new players.
Further, reports stated that Rudiger feels like he has been treated badly at Stamford Bridge side. Therefore, once it catches the attention of the interested club in that player i.e Tottenham who is mostly interested in him.
Chelsea does not want to trade with Tottenham
Another report from Sky Sports claims that Tottenham desires to pocket Rudiger during September after the cancellation of dealing with Milan Skriniar due to his high cost. But the result was not from their side.
Moreover, reports also explained that as league rivals Chelsea didn’t want to exchange their player on loan with Tottenham. So they denied doing business with Tottenham for sending Rudiger on loan. As they not shown a single amount of interest in them.
Chelsea defender will help Tottenham to strengthen their defense
A report from the Sun told that Tottenham is lacking in their defensive gameplay as Davinson Sanchez & Ben Davies are not much effective while playing as fullback. So the manager might be in the trouble due team’s defense.
Whereas, their most liked pair of defense Eric Dier & Toby Alderweireld impressed a lot by their actions on the field. But lack of pace on the field becomes a headache for Tottenham. Therefore, they are looking for a defender with pace and appropriate skills.
But the move for the Rudiger was quite expensive because Chelsea asking to pay £5m loans along with his £150,000 weekly wages. Hence, it will become around £12.5m for the one season and it was more expensive.
Despite high expenditures deal was close to happening but star pulled out from the deal. Though he didn’t get much game time then also he blackout because of the fan’s fear. He thought that love from Chelsea fans will be lower if play for a rival club.
Fear due to fans canceled Rudiger’s destination which he wanted to go to before arriving at Stamford Bridge. So it will be exciting to see now that Rudiger achieve his interested club in the winter transfer window or not.