Antonio Rudiger explains why he joined Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger

Antonio Rudiger explained his move away from Roma was inspired by Antonio Conte and “not to be disrespectful, but Chelsea is a big club.” The German international made the transfer for €35m plus another €4m in performance-related bonuses. “Not to be disrespectful, but when you speak about Roma and Chelsea, Chelsea is a big club,”…

Roma secure replacement for Chelsea-bound Antonio Rudiger

Antonio Rudiger

Roma have reportedly found Antonio Rudiger’s replacement, lining up a €9m swoop for Estudiantes defender Juan Marcos Foyth. Multiple sources expect Rudiger to undergo his medical with Chelsea on Tuesday or Wednesday after sealing a deal worth €33m plus €5m in bonuses. There are reports from England that Manchester City are trying to intercept the…

Chelsea launch swoop for Conte’s top target in Italy, commence transfer talks

Antonio Conte

Chelsea are in talks to sign German central defender Antonio Rudiger from Roma for around £30million. Rudiger’s agent has travelled to England and Roma expect the 24-year-old to join the Premier League champions. Chelsea acted quickly after the collapse of the proposed transfer of Kostas Manolas to Zenit St Petersburg earlier this week. Having initially…

Germany defender tears ligament, ruled out of EURO 2016

Germany defender tears ligament, ruled out of EURO 2016

There are reports that Roma defender Antonio Rüdiger will miss EURO 2016 having torn his cruciate ligament in his right knee in training on Tuesday. The centre-back was preparing for Germany’s Euro 2016 campaign in France when he limped off in training after he ruptured his ACL, the DFB announced on Tuesday evening. He was…

OFFICIAL: Roma finally reject Chelsea bids for key players

OFFICIAL: Roma finally reject Chelsea bids for key players

Chelsea’s desperate bids to sign Radja Nainggolan and Antonio Rudiger may have hit the rock as Roma have declared that the two key players will not be sold. Roma President Jim Pallotta flew in and declared “Radja Nainggolan is staying, we don’t want to sell Antonio Rudiger, but Miralem Pjanic…” Football Italia reports that the patron arrived…