Football NewsAntonio Rudiger ‘is in no rush’ to Sign a Pre-Contract Agreement
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Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger is reportedly in no rush to decide where his future lies.

The German international is in the final year of his contract at Stamford Bridge and is free to speak to clubs over a pre-contract agreement.

However, it is reported that the 28-year-old is in no hurry to sign a pre-contract agreement.

Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus have all opened talks with Rudiger’s representatives over a free transfer in the summer.

Barcelona are now also said to be monitoring Rudiger’s contract situation.

Chelsea also haven’t given up hope of convincing the player to sign a new deal, while Rudiger’s camp also have also not ruled out committing his future to the west London club.

Talks have stalled over a new deal at Stamford Bridge, with Chelsea reluctant to meet Rudiger’s wage demands of more than £200,000-a-week.

Chelsea are facing something of a defensive crisis. Andreas Christensen and captain Cesar Azpilicueta also see their deals expire in the summer. This means the club could soon experience an exodus at the back.

Thiago Silva’s contract had been running down too. But the Brazilian gave Chelsea a boost by signing a one-year extension on Monday.

Rudiger is said to be committed to giving his all for Chelsea for the remainder of the season, having produced a dramatic upturn in fortunes since his Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard as manager last season.