Chelsea Football club of london have officially announced the arrival of Thomas Tuchel as their new head coach.
Tuchel will take charge at stamford bridge on an initial 18 months deal with an option to Extend in future.
Recall that chelsea parted ways with former head coach frank-lampard after a poor run of Results despite spending heavily in the summer.
Thomas Tuchel becomes the first German to coach chelsea and arrives having guided french champions Paris Saint-Germain to four major honors, including a champion league final during his time with the French outfit.
Thomas Tuchel Appointed As New Chelsea Manager
Prior to his time in france, thomas Tuchel have spent seven years in the German bundesliga , where he started with mainz and then Borussia Dortmund.
With Mainz Tuchel guided them to the Europa league , while he won the German super cup with Borussia Dortmund later on.
Now at chelsea Thomas Tuchel will be looking forward to work with players he have managed before.
Christian pulisic played under Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund , while Thiago Silva was Thomas Tuchel Captain while at Paris Saint-Germain.
Here is tuchels first press interview with the club :-
‘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!’
Director Marina Granovskaia added: ‘It is never easy to change Head Coach in the middle of the season but we are very happy to secure one of Europe’s best coaches in Thomas Tuchel. There is still much to play for and much to achieve, this season and beyond. We welcome Thomas to the Club.’
Thomas Tuchel took charge of his first training section with the squad this evening, and will be at the dugout for tomorrow’s game against wolves.