Official: Thomas Tuchel becomes Chelsea new head coach

Obinwannem News Official: Thomas Tuchel becomes Chelsea new head coach

Former German professional defender Thomas Tuchel, 47, signed an 18-months contract at Chelsea Tuesday evening, with a possibility of extending it by a further year in London.

However, Tuchel has served as a head coach of Borussia, Dortmund, PSG, among other clubs. He has also won six trophies at PSG, including two Ligue 1 titles, the Coupe de France, Coupe de la Ligue and two Trophees des Champions.

Tuchel’s contract as a head coach in Chelsea was coming barely 24-hours after coach Lampard was sacked.

Howbeit, ‘The Blues’ has spent more than £200m on new players in the summer, yet the find themselves ninth in the Premier League after 19 games, 11 points behind leaders Manchester United and five points off Liverpool in fourth.

The Blues In a statement said, “Welcome to Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel! ✍️🔵 #WelcomeTuchel

Tuchel In a statement after his appiontment said: “I would like to thank Chelsea FC for their confidence in me and my staff. We all have the greatest respect for Frank Lampard’s work and the legacy he created at Chelsea. At the same time, I cannot wait to meet my new team and compete in the most exciting league in football. I am grateful to now be part of the Chelsea family – it feels amazing!”

Uguru Iheke reporting, Obinwannem News

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