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German defender Antonio Rudiger completes move to Premier League champions Chelsea

German defender Antonio Rudiger completes move to Premier League champions Chelsea

- 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.

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Antonio Rudiger completes move to Premier League champions Chelsea

Antonio Rudiger completes move to Premier League champions Chelsea (photo - ChelseaFC on Twitter)

"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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