Antonio Rüdiger blames Chelsea exit on talks going quiet in autumn

Germany defender joining Real Madrid in the summer‘After the first offer, there was a long gap of just nothing’Antonio Rüdiger has blamed his decision to leave Chelsea on talks over a new deal with the club going quiet earlier this season.The Germany centre-back is joining Real Madrid on a free transfer after deciding not to extend his contract. Rüdiger rejected Chelsea’s first offer of £140,000 a week last summer and says he was then left in the dark about his future for five months.