Chelsea ‘made subsequent to no effort’ in attempting to maintain Antonio Rudiger, claims the defender’s consultant (Getty)
Chelsea’s new homeowners consider selections made by the earlier regime underneath Roman Abramovich have price the membership in extra of £100 million, in response to a number one soccer middleman.
Saif Rubie, who helped orchestrate Rudiger’s transfer to Real Madrid on a free switch earlier this summer time, has additionally criticised Chelsea’s efforts to maintain the Germany worldwide at Stamford Bridge earlier than his contract expired on the finish of final season.
Rubie, who was pictured talking to Chelsea’s new co-owner Todd Boehly at Stamford Bridge throughout the 2-1 win over West Ham on Saturday, claims the membership ‘made subsequent to no effort’ of their makes an attempt to steer Rudiger to remain.
He was additionally important of Chelsea’s determination to promote each Marc Guehi to Crystal Palace and Fikayo Tomori to AC Milan final yr.
‘The brand new regime needed to come and choose up the items of selections that have been made by the previous regime,’ Rubie advised talkSPORT.
Saif Rubie talking with Chelsea’s co-owner Todd Boehly at Stamford Bridge (AFP through Getty)
‘Issues like letting the lad [Guehi] go to Crystal Palace, who was additionally a defender, letting one other [Tomori] go for not some huge cash to AC Milan.
‘After I spoke to the brand new regime, I mentioned the previous regime price you £100 million. Have you learnt what they mentioned to me? ‘Extra’.
‘Let me affirm this, the Actual Madrid deal [for Rudiger] was the smallest deal on supply.
‘There was a membership in England providing virtually double the quantity and a membership in Europe doubling the quantity.
‘I’m not going to debate the specifics. Everybody is aware of there was groups on this participant. He was the most effective on the planet.’
Requested in regards to the determination behind Rudiger’s departure, Rubie mentioned: ‘What if I advised you Chelsea, and the previous regime, principally made subsequent to no effort to maintain the participant.
‘On the time he was very completely satisfied to remain and probably be the captain of the membership.
‘He was supplied a contract that was half the quantity Romelu Lukaku have been incomes.’
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