Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez has refused to discuss the signing of Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger on a free transfer this summer.
The German national team center has a contract with the team until June only. He is expect to leave the team amid interest from a number of European ufabet clubs. Including Juventus Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain spider.
It was only recently report that the player’s agent held talks with Barcelona sporting director Mateu Alemani and Jordi Cruyff last week. But Xavi denied that. will mention this.
“I’m not going to talk about signing contracts. We have a lot of bets, it’s true that Mateu, Jordi and the board are working for next season. But our duty is to work for second place tomorrow (Sunday).”
However, Antonio Rudiger and Cesar Azpilicueta are far-from-done deals. The Blues have been able to offer Azpilicueta a contract extension but that doesn’t prevent negotiations with interested parties. Barca are hoping to convince the Spaniard to return to Spain with a two-year deal in tow.
As for Rudiger, Xavi may be keeping his cards close to the chest but the Chelsea defender’s representatives were recently spotted in Catalonia. While the Blues are hoping they can keep their players, the Blaugrana could raid Stamford Bridge to bring the defensive trio to Camp Nou.