MERCILESS: Thomas Tuchel SACKED from Chelsea

MERCILESS: Thomas Tuchel SACKED from Chelsea

The owners may be new, but the Blues are still as unforgiving as they used to with their head coaches

Por: Fernando RomeroMiércoles 7 Sep 2022

 The decision on the part of the new Chelsea management gradually matured and the defeat against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League was the perfect excuse to terminate Thomas Tuchel's contract and remove him from his position as manager of Blues' first team. After investing more than £250 million in the last transfer market, Tuchel could not find a way to make his Chelsea team work, so Todd Boehly fired him.

Thomas Tuchel is out of Chelsea

Thomas Tuchel is out of Chelsea

The decision was reported via an official statement which explained: "Thomas will rightly have a place in Chelsea's history after winning the Champions League, the Super Cup and Club World Cup in his time here. As the new ownership group reaches 100 days since taking over the Club, and as it continues its hard work to take the club forward, the new owners believe it is the right time to make this transition. Chelsea's coaching staff will take charge of the team for training and the preparation of our upcoming matches as the Club moves swiftly to appoint a new head coach". 

The defeat against Dinamo Zagreb also revealed a series of important differences between Boelhy and Tuchel, which fueled everything for the cause. Chelsea had a deal for Cristiano Ronaldo wrapped and Tuchel rejected him, which was a hot spot of disagreement. Then the same thing happened with Koundé, who went to FC Barcelona and Chelsea couldn't seal it.

  Boehly paid £72 million for Wesley Fofana, £58 million for Marc Cucurella, £50 million for Raheem Sterling, £34 for Kalidou Koulibaly and signed Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on a free transfer. Despite all this, Tuchel never found his best team and  as a result Chelsea is far from contention in the Premier League. At the moment, The German manager has not yet commented on the matter and leaves his position after a year and seven months, where the obtaining of the 2021 Champions League against Manchester City was his biggest success.  

Tuchel won Chelsea their second UEFA Champions League

Tuchel won Chelsea their second UEFA Champions League

Now, with Thomas Tuchel out, Chelsea are going for a tricky signing: getting Graham Potter out of Brighton and Hove Albion. The 47-year-old coach is a the helm of the Seagulls, who are fourth in the Premier League and is one of the best players in English football today.The West London club knows it will be hard to poach Potter, but he remains their biggest target, with the likes of Mauricio Pochettino and Zinedine Zidane as alternatives.

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