Chelsea FC sack Head Coach Tuchel, announces temporary replacement
English Premier League club, Chelsea on Wednesday sacked their manager, Thomas Tuchel, following their UEFA Champions League group stage 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday.
Newsflash Nigeria understands that Chelsea announced in a post on its official website barely 24 hours after losing to Dinamo Zagreb in the Uefa Champions League.
Chelsea FC added that the Blues’ coaching staff will temporarily take charge of the first team.
The statement partly read, “Chelsea Football Club has today parted company with Head Coach 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.
“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.”
“Chelsea’s coaching staff will take charge of the team for training and the preparation of our 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.”