After months of infighting, a Champions League final and not really exceptional start to the season performances, the ax has fallen. On December 24, Paris Saint-Germain announced to Thomas Tuchel, their coach for more than two seasons, that their fate was sealed and that he was dismissed from his coaching duties. But, it only took a month for him to find a job.
Indeed, at the end of January, Chelsea, who had got rid of Frank Lampard, announced the appointment of the German on the sidelines. Less than six months later, he qualified for the Champions League final, his second in a row after that with Paris SG last year. Ironically, the Parisians were taken out of the semi-final competition by the future opponents of the Blues, Manchester City.
Revenge also for Thiago Silva
” It’s not against PSG or to show something. It’s a gift for me to work in football, to work every day and to have guys who push, who trust me, and who give me the opportunity to coach teams like Chelsea or Paris. We need a very strong team, like here, to get to the final “, Explained the coach of the London team at a press conference.
Still, it does look like a rematch. When we see the power of his Chelsea, his way of evolving in a tight group, of being organized as a well-oiled collective, we say to ourselves that this is all that he could not put in place in Paris at because of the ” Politics »As he explained in his Ile-de-France era. It may also be a feeling that Thiago Silva can experience. The defender wanted to extend the adventure in Paris, was put aside by Leonardo, and finally will also play his second final in a row … with Chelsea.