Antonio Rüdiger decided on ‘Madrid or nothing’ after Carlo Ancelotti meeting | Real Madrid

The first call was in September but it was not until he picked up the phone in April that Antonio Rüdiger decided to join Real Madrid, the former Chelsea defender has revealed.

His destination had not yet been made when he visited the Santiago Bernabéu for the first time, defeated in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, but by the time they played the final against Liverpool it was done. A conversation with Carlo Ancelotti clinched it, the defender saying that Barcelona called but that he informed his agent: “it’s Madrid or nothing.”

At his presentation, the German centre-back…

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