Chelsea prolong Tuchel’s contract after ECL

2021-06-04 21:22:44

Chelsea have prolonged Thomas Tuchel’s contract till 2024 after the German supervisor received the Champions League this season.

Tuchel took over halfway by means of the 2020-21 season after the Premier League membership sacked Frank Lampard and the German led them to a top-four end in addition to the FA Cup last.

His aspect clinched the Champions League with a 1-0 win over Manchester Metropolis in Porto.

“I can not think about a greater event for a contract renewal. I’m grateful for the expertise and really comfortable to remain a part of the Chelsea household,” Tuchel stated.

“There’s much more to come back and we’re wanting ahead to our subsequent steps with ambition and far anticipation.”

Tuchel arrived at Stamford Bridge in January on an preliminary 18-month take care of the potential of an extension, which was granted six days after he led Chelsea to Champions League glory.

Chelsea have misplaced simply 5 of the 47-year-old’s 30 video games in cost, together with the 1-0 FA Cup last defeat by Leicester Metropolis final month, and conceded solely 16 targets in all competitions.

“Thomas … slotted in seamlessly and instantly grew to become an integral a part of the Chelsea household,” membership director Marina Granovskaia stated.

“Returning us to the highest 4 within the Premier League was essential and we couldn’t be happier with our success within the Champions League which topped a outstanding season at Chelsea.”

Chelsea additionally prolonged the contracts of Brazilian defender Thiago Silva and French striker Olivier Giroud by one 12 months till the top of the 2021/22 season.

Silva, 36, was signed from Paris St Germain on a free switch final August on a one-year deal and featured 34 instances for Chelsea throughout all competitions.

Chelsea added that that they had exercised the choice to increase Giroud’s contract in April. The 34-year-old was their prime scorer within the Champions League this season with six targets.

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