Antonio Rüdiger’s contract at Chelsea will run down in 2022.
Prior to the Blues’ success in the Champions League, the defender stated he will discuss his future after participating in the Euros with Germany.
Various reports have indicated the west London club started talks with the 28-year-old’s camp in August. However, the two parties are yet to reach a conclusion.
Sky Deutschland has a report on the former AS Roma man, stating his future at Stamford Bridge is ‘completely open’.
Having struggled during Frank Lampard’s final months at the club, the German regained his best form after Thomas Tuchel’s arrival at Stamford Bridge back in January.
It’s said Rüdiger’s performances in this calendar year has resulted in the player having all the cards in his hands.
Sky transfer expert Marc Behrenbeck claims the Premier League side made a contract offer in the summer, but it was ‘disappointing’.
For now, as per Behrenbeck, ‘talks are currently on hold’ and ‘there should be no decision’ on the defender’s future before January. Chelsea are ‘under pressure’ and will have to step up their efforts if they don’t want to let Rüdiger leave as a free agent next summer.