Barely time to savor the victory in the Champions League against Manchester City (1-0), that the Chelsea staff has already returned to work. After captivating observers on Saturday night with their incredible collective performance, the Blues are already moving on to the next season. In recent days, Thomas Tuchel had proclaimed his desire to extend his lease within the London club. The former PSG coach even said he felt as good as when he was exercising in Mainz.
With this coronation in the Champions League, the planets seem more aligned than ever for an extension of Tuchel to Chelsea. According to information from Times, an interview between the president of the English formation Roman Abramovich and the German technician would have taken place this Sunday morning. The opportunity for Thomas Tuchel to materialize his wish to glean more trophies with Chelsea in the near future. Under contract until June 2022, the interested party is enthusiastic about the idea of registering over time at Stamford Bridge.
Thomas Tuchel has defined the priorities for the transfer window
This is good, its president is clearly considering it and should soon offer him a new long-term lease. In addition to his personal case, the German coach will meet with the general manager of the club Marina Granovskaia, and the technical advisor Petr Cech to define the contours of the workforce next season. A new central defender as well as a midfielder are envisaged by Tuchel to strengthen his group. The latter would hold in high regard Jonas Hofmann of Borussia Mönchengladbach and Maxence Lacroix of Wolfsburg. The higher echelons of London would also have polled their manager about Harry Kane.
Because Chelsea are also targeting a striker likely to obscure the shortcomings too often seen this season of Timo Werner. Side extensions, Thiago Silva should re-stack a season and Antonio Rüdiger should meet his management after the Euro to discuss a potential new lease. Finally, Andreas Christensen, under contract until 2022, could also be back in the coming weeks. The next events are now being prepared in Chelsea …