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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Jang Bo-in = Chelsea, who was in crisis after falling to 10th place in the middle of the English Professional Football Premier League (EPL), appointed Thomas Tuchel, 48, former Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) coach as the new command tower. .
The Chelsea team announced on the club’s website on the 27th (hereinafter KST) that “Tuhell has risen to the new command tower. The first German coach to lead Chelsea”.
The contract period is 1 year and 6 months, and the club explained that there is a possibility of extension.
Chelsea are ranked 10th out of 20 teams (29 points) in the regular league this season with 8 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses.
As the sluggishness continued, the club hardened manager Frank Lampard on the 25th, and coach Tuhel filled the vacancy.
As a result, coach Tuhel, who had been hard at the PSG of French professional football at the end of last month, found a new job in about a month. This is the first time to lead an EPL club.
He led the Bundesliga’s Mainz and Borussia Dortmund, starting with the German 2nd Army team in Augsburg in 2007, and took the lead at PSG in 2018.
In the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 seasons, he led PSG’s 2nd consecutive defeat in the French League, and in the 2019-2020 season, he also won the French Cup and the League Cup to achieve the treble.
In addition, last season, for the first time in history, PSG was placed in the final stage of the European Football Federation (UEFA) Champions League and achieved runner-up.
After taking on a new challenge at Chelsea, coach Tuchel reunited with Christian Fulicisch, who taught in Dortmund, and Chiagu Siuba, who took a breath at PSG.
Coach Tuhel said through the club, “I express my respect for what coach Lampard has done for Chelsea. I want to meet the new team as soon as possible and compete in the most exciting football league. Thank you for being a new family for Chelsea.” Told.
He will make his debut against Wolverhampton on the 28th at home in the 2020-2021 EPL round 20.
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