According to the Daily Mail, Chelsea are plotting a £35 million move for AS Roma defender Antonio Rudiger…

Chelsea’s pursuit of defensive reinforcements has been long discussed, and the Blues have been linked with a number of big-money moves in recent weeks – including the likes of Leonardo Bonucci.

Rudiger is the latest in a line of targets, with Conte thus far unsuccessful as he looks to continue his revolution at Stamford Bridge.

Whilst Rudiger might not have been Chelsea’s first choice, that does not mean he is any worse than some of their more direct options – in fact, quite the opposite.

With that said, here are 3 reasons why Antonio Rudiger would be a great signing for Chelsea…