According to information from the Daily Mail, Thomas Tuchel will soon extend his contract with Chelsea. The German technician is expected to sign a new lease for two seasons, plus an optional one. A reward for his good results at the head of the Blues, provided for in the initial clauses of his first contract.
Thomas Tuchel only took a few months to straighten out Chelsea. Arrived at the end of January to replace Frank Lampard, the German coach allowed the Blues to reach the final of the Champions League and the FA Cup, but also to move up to 4th place in the league.
According to the Daily Mail, Thomas Tuchel will be rewarded for his good results with a two-year contract extension, effective at the end of the season, with an optional season. Initially, the former PSG technician had signed an 18-month lease but clauses provided for an extension in the event of objectives being achieved. To limit costs in the event of dismissal, Chelsea are now signing short contracts to managers but Tuchel quickly conquered at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea also want to extend Kanté
With this new contract, Thomas Tuchel will also experience a nice salary increase, estimated at 8 million euros per year. For his part, the German technician also wishes to extend, multiplying since his arrival the statements in which he praises the environment of the club and the Premier League, in comparison to his last experience in Ligue 1.
At the same time, the Daily Mail also indicates that Chelsea are looking to extend N’Golo Kanté, still essential in the midfield. Inter Milan are reportedly watching the 2018 world champion, who will arrive in the final two years of his contract. A one-season extension should also be signed for Thiago Silva.