Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel could not save his job after the loss against Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League. 49-year-old German coach Tuchel has been fired by English league giants Chelsea.
The English club confirmed his dismissal in a statement on Wednesday (September 7). The statement also said that in his absence, the coaching staff will continue with the team’s training and make plans for the next match.
Tukhel joined Chelsea as coach in 2021. Then in the first season, the Blues won the second Champions League in their history. He was sacked by the Ted Boyley-owned club after just seven games into the new Premier League season.
The German led the Blues to the Champions League title within months of taking charge of the club in January 2021. In the 2021-22 season, he led the team to the finals of the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup. Although Chelsea lost to Liverpool in the finals of these two tournaments.
Important stars like Rudiger, Lukaku, Christiansen, Alonso left Chelsea at the beginning of this season. Due to which the club has to spend a lot in the transfer market this time. Wesley Fofana, Kalidu Koulabali, Aubameyang, Sterling joined the team but the blues did not get the desired results.
At the moment, Chelsea is at number six in the points table of the Premier League. Their next match is against newcomers Fulham.