Thomas Tuchel breaks silence on Chelsea sack


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Immediate-past Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has finally spoken out about his sack by the club.

The Herald reported Tuchel’s sack on Wednesday.

He was appointed in January 2021 to replace Frank Lampard and won the UEFA Champions League in his first season.

The German tactician equally helped the Stamford Bridge side pick up its first Club World Cup title, beating Brazilian side, Palmeiras in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

He has since been replaced by Englishman, Graham Potter.

Taking to Twitter on Sunday, Tuchel said he was devastated by his sack from the club, which he described as a home “professionally and personally”.

“This is one of the most difficult statements I have ever had to write – and it is one which I hoped I would not need to do for many years.

“I am devastated that my time at Chelsea has come to an end.

“This is a club where I felt at home, both professionally and personally.

“Thank you so much to all the staff, the players and the supporters for making me feel very welcome from the start.

“The pride and joy I felt at helping the team to win the Champions League and the Club World Cup will stay with me forever.

“I am honoured to have been a part of this club’s history and the memories of the last 19 months will always have a special place in my heart,” Tuchel wrote.

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