Antonio Rudiger has admitted he is both sad and surprised to see former boss Thomas Tuchel sacked as Chelsea
manager. But was sacked less than a month after the transfer window closed,
Tuchel spent a lot of money on new players, including the arrivals Wesley Fofana and Kalidou Koulibaly. A replacement for Rudiger at the back
, Rudiger left the club on a free transfer in the summer, although Tuchel wanted to keep him and the 29-year-old centre-back revealed he contacted his former boss when he learned he was right. retire
“They let him bring in new players and sack him after a few games. I’m surprised it happened so quickly. The day he was fired, I was sad. I texted him afterwards and thanked him for everything,” Rudiger said. The UFABET report
“If you look at where we started and where he helped us get to, he made the impossible happen. But you know how football is. Sometimes you’re a hero, sometimes you’re the wrong one.”
Rudiger has been making moves to leave Chelsea before Tuchel took over after being just a back-up in the Frank Lampard era, and he’s grateful. The German mentor who helped make his career great again.
“I learned a big lesson while at Chelsea, I was always on the pitch and fortunately Tuchel, a coach who believed in me, stepped in and showed me that I was an important player for him.
” Rudiger revealed that he had deliberately made a mistake in the match because he felt the pitch was quiet.
“I chopped my legs because I thought that by doing that I would be faster. If people think that’s funny, I want to laugh with them.”
“A lot of people probably remember the moment you mentioned about Chelsea vs Newcastle last season,”
he said. I want to do that to wake up the audience.”