Former Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has described the role played by Mateo Kovacic in his move to Real Madrid.
Antonio Rudiger was officially unveiled on Monday after signing a four-year deal with Real Madrid.
The center-back claims that he has spoken to Kovacic and that he has convinced the midfielder to join Real Madrid.
Speaking to MARCa, Antonio Rudiger said he had convinced Kovacic to join Real Madrid.
“I have spoken to Mateo Kovacic many times at Real Madrid and he has told me a lot,” said Rudiger.
“He told me that I would enjoy playing for Real Madrid and that it was the right step for me to take.”
Manchester United transfer target wants to stay at Barcelona
Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele is reportedly keen to stay at the club
Ousmane Dembele’s contract with Barcelona has expired but the star has yet to sign a new deal with the Catalan giants.
According to beIN Sports, Dembela wants to stay at Barcelona because he feels that coach Xavi is interested.
Barcelona coach Xavi has once again told his club’s board to renew the Frenchman’s contract.
Dembele has been linked with a number of clubs, including Chelsea and PSG, but the star has yet to join another club.
Barcelona are expected to table a new deal for Dembele if he is willing to sign a new deal.