The conquest of Chelsea in the Champions League stretched the project of the German Thomas Tuchel in England. Is that the coach, who arrived at Stamford Bridge last January, replacing Frank Lampard, renewed his contract this Friday for two more years, until June 2024.
In the last season, Tuchel placed Chelsea in fourth place in the Premier League with 67 points, reached the final of the English Cup (lost 1-0 to Leicester City) and conquered the Orejona in Portugal.
Tuchel, on his part, declared himself "grateful" for the "experience" of the last few months: "Much more will come and I am looking forward to taking the next steps with ambition and much anticipation."
Thomas Tuchel's numbers at Chelsea
The German coach, who arrived at Chelsea in the middle of the season after being fired by French Paris Saint-Germain, played 30 games for the London club, with a record of 19 wins, five losses and only 16 goals conceded.
Thiago Silva also renewed with Chelsea
The Brazilian defender, who arrived free from Paris Saint-Germain last year, extended his bond until June 2022. The English club decided to run the optional season agreed to in the contract on Friday. In total, the 36-year-old former Milan played 35 games and scored two goals.