Thomas Tuchel has signed an 18-month contract with Chelsea. The first comment of a German specialist.

London’s Chelsea have officially confirmed – the club will be coached by German specialist Thomas Tuchel.

Tuchel moved to Stamford Bridge after two and a half years in Paris. Recall that he was sacked as PSG coach in December and was replaced by Mauricio Pochettino.

Thomas Tuchel will be the first German to coach Chelsea. Prior to PSG, Tuchel coached Bundesliga clubs for 7 years, first at least then Dortmund. At Chelsea, he will be met by Christian Pulisic and Thiago Silva, who coached in Dortmund and Paris respectively. Tuchel has signed an 18-month contract with Chelsea, which can be extended.

Thomas Tuchel: “I thank the Chelsea management for their trust. I have a lot of respect for Frank Lampard and the work he has done at Chelsea. At the same time, I have the same spirit when I meet and get to know the team. I’m a member. ”

Tuchel will hold his first training session at Chelsea immediately, in the evening session, as the team faces a Premier League match against Wolverhampton tomorrow. Thomas Tuchel is Chelsea’s 13th coach since the club was owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.