Antonio Rudiger undergoes Chelsea medical ahead of £34m move

Antonio Rudiger of AS Roma reacts during the Serie A match between AS Roma and Cagliari Calcio at Stadio Olimpico
Image: Antonio Rudiger is on the verge of signing for Chelsea for £34m

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has arrived in London and will undergo a medical on Sunday ahead of his move to Chelsea, according to Sky sources.

The agents involved in the deal arrived in the English capital on Saturday to finalise the transfer, after the two clubs agreed a fee that could rise to £34m for the 24-year-old Germany international.

Antonio Conte is yet to sign a contract extension at Chelsea
Image: Antonio Conte is yet to sign a contract extension as Chelsea manager

Sky Sports News HQ understands personal terms have also been completed and he is set to become the Blues' second major signing of the summer after the arrival Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero.

Chelsea are completing the deal as they miss out on their main striker target this summer, Romelu Lukaku, who is set to join Manchester United in a deal understood to have frustrated Antonio Conte.

His new defender Rudiger has spent the last two seasons in Serie A, joining Roma on loan at the start of the 2015-16 season and then joining the club on a permanent basis last summer for £7.6m.

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The Blues have also added highly-rated Exeter City teenager Ethan Ampadu.

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