Thanked Wednesday the day after the defeat of Chelsea against Dinamo Zagreb (1-0), Thomas Tuchel expressed his feelings about his dismissal through a message posted on Twitter on Sunday. The coach paid for his team’s poor start to the season with his position.
” This is one of the hardest statements I’ve ever had to write, and it’s a statement I hoped I wouldn’t have to make for many years.wrote the 49-year-old German. I am devastated that my time at Chelsea has come to an end. It is a club where I felt at home, both professionally and personally. »
Arrived at the head of the Blues in January 2021 to replace Frank Lampard, Tuchel won the second Champions League for the London club against Manchester City. ” The pride and joy I felt helping the team win the Champions League and the Club World Cup will stay with me forever. I am honored to have been a part of this club’s history and the memories of the past 19 months will always hold a special place in my heart. » Graham Potterthe Brighton coach, succeeded him on Thursday.