Journalist claims Tottenham have made a ‘very good offer’ for PL defender

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Transfer expert Dean Jones has revealed that Tottenham have made a ‘very good offer’ for Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger.

Rudiger, 28, is approaching the end of his contract at Stamford Bridge and progress regarding fresh terms is reportedly at a standstill. 

As such, the Germany international’s situation is said to be attracting interest from a host of European sides who are looking to secure a free transfer in the summer. 

Tottenham have also been keeping tabs on Rudiger and are reportedly eyeing up a move that could see him reunite with former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte. 

The club’s managing director Fabio Paratici is allegedly eager to push through with a move and has been credited with keeping in regular contact with his representatives. 

Jones believes Spurs have submitted a tempting offer for Rudiger to make the switch across London, but feels the lingering presence of some of Europe’s biggest clubs could make a move a tricky one to complete. 

He told The Football Terrace: “I don’t think he [Rudiger] is desperate to stay in England, but equally I don’t think he considers himself so loyal to Chelsea that he couldn’t consider that. 

“Tottenham are in for him as well. I don’t think they will get him, but they have made a very good offer, obviously there is Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and PSG too.”

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The rumours surrounding Rudiger will continue throughout this month with his Chelsea contract still yet to be resolved. It is already a challenging deal to complete with the rivalry between both clubs, and it will be made even harder with so many top clubs linked to him too. 

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