- Chelsea have signed German defender Antonio Rudiger
- He joined the Blues from Italian club AS Roma
- Rudiger has signed a five-year deal at Stamford Bridge
Premier League champions Chelsea have completed the signing of Antonio Rudiger from Italian side Roma and the German international has signed a five-year deal.
Rudiger completed the transfer to London just a week after helping his country Germany to win the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.
"It's a great feeling because not every player has the opportunity to join a huge club like Chelsea of England.
"I am looking forward to meeting up with my new team-mates and I'm very proud to officially become a Chelsea player," Rudiger said.
The 24-year-old is now expected to replace Englishman John Terry who has completed move to Aston Villa.
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