Chelsea to sign £103 million player if Antonio Rudiger leaves

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The Blues have reportedly identified a replacement for Antonio Rudiger, should the German international leave the club at the end of the season.

Rudiger has less than a year left on his Chelsea contract and has stalled on extending his contract due to terms offered by Chelsea.

According to The Mirror via Goal, Chelsea have identified Juventus centre-back Matthijs De Ligt as a replacement for Rudiger.

De Ligt is rated at £103 million ($140m/120) by Juventus and is seen as an essential purchase if Antonio Rudiger departs amid a contract renewal dispute.

It is believed De Ligt would be open to leaving Juventus at the end of the season if their struggle in the Serie A continues.

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