40-year-old AC Milan striker and footballing legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic is going to extend his contract with his Serie A club. In similar good news, Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger wants to stay with them despite a generous offer from another club. So, among other football transfer news, Ibra and Rudiger both want to stay put at their respectively, Milan and Chelsea.
Football Transfer News – Ibra and Rudiger Both Want to Stay Put
Ibrahimovic feels good about continuing to play at AC Milan. After all, he is the highest paid footballer in the squad and the club is satisfied with his performances.
The Swede, who just turned 40, has a contract running until the summer of 2022 with the Rossoneri.
As a result, AC Milan are ready to extend his stay at San Siro for another year – until June 2023.
For this, Milan will reportedly hold open talks with the Swede in January, claims Informazione citing La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Therefore, we expect the two content parties, Ibrahimovic and the Serie A giants, to reach an agreement without any problem.
This season, Ibrahimovic has scored 3 goals and provided 2 more in 8 appearances for the Milan side.
28-year-old Antonio Rudiger has entered his final year of his Chelsea deal. But though he has yet to agree on a new one, the Blues player is happy staying at Stamford Bridge.
Bayern Munich are reportedly able to double the wages the German earns in London.
But the player himself would rather stay at Stamford Bridge, claims Daily Mail.
Previous reports said that Bayern have already contacted Rudiger’s agent offering a 12-million euros bill that the player is demanding.
As for the center-back himself, Rudiger is free to talk to European clubs when the January transfer window opens. But this is only the case if he doesn’t agree on an extension with Thomas Tuchel’s side before that.