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Thomas Tuchel contract Extension



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Thomas Tuchel have a new 2 year Contract at Chelsea (photo; Getty)

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel have had his contract extended by two years, as agreed when he joined the Club after an impressive season in such a short period of time.

Thomas Tuchel took charge of Chelsea in January where Chelsea were 9th on the league table, he oversaw a rise up in the Premier League table to a fourth-place finish, ensuring a spot in the Champions League for 2021/22 even before being crowned its winners this season.

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Thomas Tuchel also led Chelsea to the FA Cup final where a lone goal by Leicester City was enough to secure a victory for Leicester city.

However Chelsea got their silverware two weeks later when Manchester City were beaten by an impressive all-round team display in Porto.

On the extension of his contract, Tuchel said: ‘I cannot imagine a better occasion for a contract renewal. I am grateful for the experience and very happy to stay part of the Chelsea family.

‘There is far more to come and we are looking forward to our next steps with ambition and much anticipation.’

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: ‘When Thomas joined us in January there was still so much to play for domestically and in Europe. He slotted in seamlessly and immediately became an integral part of the Chelsea family.

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‘Returning us to the top four in the Premier League was crucial, and we could not be happier with our success in the Champions League which crowned a remarkable season at Chelsea.

‘We are obviously extremely pleased therefore to retain Thomas for a further two years, and look forward to more achievements in the coming seasons.’

In Tuchel’s 30 games in charge, there have been 19 victories and only five defeats, with just 16 goals conceded.

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