Antonio Rudiger’s absence in Chelsea’s last two domestic matches squad and in the arrival of Thiago Silva to the London side had raised an eyebrow of his involvement in Chelsea’s vying for honours both in the domestic and European Champions League this 2020/20 season.

Some top European teams had been ignited by this and had shown interest in German international centre back’s signature. The notable European football teams showing interests are namely: Barcelona and Roma from Spain and Italy respectively. It had been reported that a contract extension had been considered by the management of Chelsea because his ongoing current will come to an end in 2022.

The German international has been left out of Frank Lampard’s last two matchday squads, including the 6-0 victory against Barnsley on Wednesday night when Thiago Silva made his debut for the club.


Rudiger’s lack of action has alerted a number of top clubs across Europe and according to German outlet Kicker, Barca and former club Roma head that queue just a few weeks after Chelsea were considering offering Rudiger a contract extension.

It was also reported by Sportsmail that the French giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) are considering to bring the Centre back on loan to the club.

Rudiger who is only 27 years of age, was in action for his current club Chelsea 27 times in all competitions in the 2019/20 season, have these players to vie for a position in the centre back for Chelsea  Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen, Fikayo Tomori and the newest signed centre back that was signed from PSG in the person of Brazilian Thiago Silva.

Rudiger’s inclusion in the German’s squad for European Championships forthcoming will be determined by his regular playing action for a club side not by sitting on a bench, this is what the German Coach Joachim Low will consider before considerations of a players inclusion in his squad.

Antonio Rudiger not included in the first two matches of Chelsea in this season will make him to either go to a club on a loan to be active for the European Championship to have a bite of the tournament.



Dayot Upamecano the French international says he is much concentrating on his club’s involvement to win silverware this term than leaving RB Leipzig for another suiter asking for his services clubs like Manchester United of England this is as a result of next months transfer deadline.

The French man who had entered his contracts last year was in fine form as the German side got to the semi-final of the European Champions League last season and were ousted by PSG.

The loss of Manchester United to Crystal Palace in the premiership match which ended 1-3 as the centre backs were really disturbed by Wilfred Zaha led Crystal Palace front men all through the duration of the match. This had made the Manchester United management of a rethink of reinforcement under two weeks.

Harry Maguire was paired with Victor Lindelof in the Crystal Palace match which the two centre backs couldn’t contain the pressures of the opponent’s attacks as the team conceded three goals.

Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are some of the top European teams that are really interested in the services of the French man Dayot Upamecano. Manchester United interest in the centre back signals another big signing of a centre back to Old Trafford because of his release clause after a record signing of another centre back in the person of Harry Maguire barely one year ago. Eric Bailly who starred for Manchester United in the last game against Luton may be a good option for manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer.

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