Rudiger dismissed from Chelsea training due to Kepa bust-up
Antonio Rudiger was dismissed from Chelsea training on Sunday after a battle with goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, Goal can verify.
First reported by the Telegraph, Thomas Tuchel sent out the German protector back to the dressing space 5 minutes prior to completion of the session.
The event comes a day after the Blues were destroyed 5-2 by West Brom at Stamford Bridge.
Rudiger and Kepa entered into a heated argument and wound up pressing each other as moods flared on the training pitch.
The centre-back made a late obstacle on the goalkeeper throughout a small-sided video game and the latter responded intensely.
The set needed to be separated by team-mates and Tuchel sent out Rudiger far from the pitch to cool down.
How did Rudiger respond?
Rudiger later on asked forgiveness to the Spain worldwide of his own volition.
Chelsea employer Tuchel is stated to be pleased that the concern has actually been solved and no additional action is anticipated to be taken by the club.
Tuchel required calm
The defeat on Saturday is Chelsea’s initially under their brand-new supervisor, who advised his gamers to remain level-headed in the wake of the embarrassment.
He informed press reporters after the match: “It is our first loss together. It is important to find a way to deal with it together, and that everyone knows what I feel like a part of it.
“There were some fast words to relax everyone down and to postpone the talks up until tomorrow due to the fact that now it is too psychological, [there] is excessive aggravation. It is not efficient.”
What next for Chelsea?
Chelsea is in action once again on Wednesday when they deal with Porto in the very first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie.
They will then deal with Crystal Palace in the Premier League 3 days later on.