Actual Madrid have introduced the signing of German defender Antonio Rudiger.© Twitter
German worldwide defender Antonio Rudiger has joined Spanish and European champions Actual Madrid from Chelsea, the 2 golf equipment confirmed on Thursday. The 29-year-old centre-back, who was out of contract at Chelsea, has signed a four-year deal within the Spanish capital, Actual introduced. In a press release on their official web site, Madrid stated Rudiger could be unveiled at a press convention on the membership’s coaching floor on June 20. He’s presently with the Germany squad for a sequence of UEFA Nations League matches, with Hansi Flick’s staff enjoying Italy away on Saturday after which taking over England and Hungary earlier than going through Italy once more on June 14.
Rudiger, who began his skilled profession at VfB Stuttgart, spent two seasons at Roma earlier than becoming a member of Chelsea in 2017 for a reported 29 million euros ($36.4m).
In his time at Stamford Bridge, Rudiger notably received the FA Cup in 2018 and the Europa League in 2019, though he did not play within the latter last.
He then helped Thomas Tuchel’s facet to win the Champions League final yr.
“We bid farewell to Antonio Rudiger as he departs Stamford Bridge along with his Chelsea contract expiring, bringing to a detailed his 5 trophy-filled years with the membership,” the London facet stated in a press release.
Rudiger joins a Actual facet who’re contemporary from successful the Champions League by beating Liverpool 1-0 in final weekend’s last in Paris.
He’ll compete with Eder Militao, David Alaba and Nacho Fernandez for a slot within the coronary heart of the Actual defence.
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