Chelsea Football Club has today parted company with Head Coach Thomas Tuchel, the English club announced this Wednesday September 7, 2022.

After two years with Paris Saint-Germain, the German football manager joined the Blues on 26 January 2021. Tuchel signed an 18-month contract (with the option for an extra year).

Thomas Tuchel

“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 “, the statement read.

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.

Therefore, Chelsea’s coaching staff will take charge of the team for training and the preparation of their 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”, the statement added.

Source: AfrikPage