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Antonio Rudiger was dismissed from Chelsea training after the defender was involved in a bust-up with Kepa Arrizabalaga, as reported by Matt Law.
The report claims the argument was sparked in a small-sided game, in which defender Rudiger went in late on Kepa, who reacted and the heated argument quickly escalated into pushes being exchanged.
Tuchel reacted immediately and decided that Rudiger was not calming down quickly enough to take part in the final five minutes of training, so sent him in early to cool down.
Rudiger is understood to have apologized to Kepa on his own later on and Tuchel is understood to be happy that the incident is now closed and there will not be any lasting resentment.
It is important to note that Matt Law and Antonio Rudiger have had history, with the Chelsea player taking exception to Law’s report earlier in the season that suggested he was the problem in the dressing room.
With Chelsea approaching a crucial stretch of games to end the season, it is important that the dressing room stays united as the Blues look to compete for the highest honours.