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BREAKING NEWS: Chelsea Sacks Thomas Tuchel



BREAKING NEWS: Chelsea Sacks Thomas Tuchel

2021 Champion League winner, Chelsea has officially fired their coach Thomas Tuchel just after few games into the new season.

An official announcement from the club’s website indicates that, the Blues have parted with ways with the German gaffer.

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The statement read, “On behalf of everyone at Chelsea FC, the Club would like to place on record its gratitude to Thomas and his staff for all their efforts during their time with the Club. 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. 

There will be no further comment until a new head coach appointment is made.”

This comes after Tuchel side lost in their first Champions League campaign opener against Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday night.

The sacking of Thomas Tuchel comes a shock to many Chelsea face after he got defeated in his 100th game as Chelsea manager since replacing Frank Lampard.

Meanwhile, the club has appointed Graham Potter to take charge until a permanent head coach is appointed.

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According to Telegraph Sport, Tuchel was informed on Wednesday morning and Anthony Barry is likely to take temporary charge until a replacement is found – with Graham Potter set to be the early frontrunner.

Boehly and Behdad Eghbali will move quickly to replace Tuchel and immediately start talking to targets following his removal. An approach to Brighton is likely to be made to speak to Potter, with Chelsea aiming for a swift process of due diligence to appoint the right man.

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