Chelsea confirmed Thomas Tuchel’s extension on Friday. Arrived in January after his ouster from PSG, the German coach won the Champions League and is now linked with the Blues until 2024.
Thomas Tuchel will therefore not meet the same fate as Roberto Di Matteo, not retained by Chelsea a few months after a coronation in the Champions League in 2012. The English club formalized this Friday the extension of the coach for two more years. Initially linked until June 2022, the German is therefore under contract until 2024. The result of the European title acquired by the Blues against Manchester City (1-0) in the C1 final.
“I can not imagine a better opportunity for a contract renewal, justified the German technician in a statement shared by the club. I am grateful for the experience and very happy to be part of the Chelsea family. has much more to come and we look forward to our next steps with ambition and much impatience. “
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19 wins in 30 games for Tuchel
Fired by PSG at the end of December, Thomas Tuchel quickly rebounded in the Premier League from January. Arrived to take over from Frank Lampard, the 47-year-old coach has allowed the team to significantly improve the team’s results in the league, ensuring the presence of the Blues in the top 4 at the end of the season. In 30 games at the head of Chelsea, the former Parisian coach has signed 19 victories for only 5 defeats and 16 goals conceded in all competitions.
“When Thomas joined us in January, there was still so much to play nationally and in Europe. He settled in without a hitch and was immediately a part of the Chelsea family,” he said. Blues manager Marina Granovskaia It was crucial to get us back into the Premier League top 4, and we couldn’t be happier with our Champions League success which capped a remarkable season at Chelsea. We are obviously very happy to retain Thomas for another two years, and we look forward to further accomplishments in the seasons to come. “
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