Chelsea has confirmed the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as the club’s new Head Coach on Today, January 25.

He is the successor to Frank Lampard, who was sacked on Monday, the club announced in a statement on Tuesday.

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Tuchel had initial 18-month deal with an option of a further year after the club parted company with Lampard after 18 months in charge in west London.

Chelsea confirmed that Tuchel would take charge of his first training session on Tuesday evening and will be in the Stamford Bridge dugout for Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Wolves.

On his arrival, Tuchel said;
I would like to thank Chelsea FC for their confidence in me and my staff. We all have the greatest respect for Frank Lampard’s work and the legacy he created at Chelsea. At the same time, I cannot wait to meet my new team and compete in the most exciting league in football. I am grateful to now be part of the Chelsea family – it feels amazing!
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia also said:
It is never easy to change Head Coach in the middle of the season but we are very happy to secure one of Europe’s best coaches in Thomas Tuchel. There is still much to play for and much to achieve, this season and beyond. We welcome Thomas to the Club.
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