Chelsea have prolonged Thomas Tuchel’s contract till 2024 after the German supervisor gained the Champions League this season, the London membership stated on Friday.
Tuchel took over halfway by way of the 2020-21 season after the Premier League membership sacked Frank Lampard and the German led them to a top-four end in addition to the FA Cup remaining.
His facet clinched the Champions League with a 1-0 win over Manchester Metropolis in Porto.
Contract extension to June 2024 for Thomas Tuchel. 👇💙
— Champions of Europe 🏆 (@ChelseaFC) June 4, 2021
“I can not think about a greater event for a contract renewal. I’m grateful for the expertise and really blissful to keep a part of the Chelsea household,” Tuchel stated.
“There’s much more to come and we’re trying ahead to our subsequent steps with ambition and far anticipation.”
Tuchel arrived at Stamford Bridge in January on an preliminary 18-month cope with the potential of an extension, which was granted six days after he led Chelsea to Champions League glory.
Chelsea have misplaced simply 5 of the 47-year-old’s 30 video games in cost, together with the 1-0 FA Cup remaining defeat by Leicester Metropolis final month, and conceded solely 16 targets in all competitions.
“Thomas… slotted in seamlessly and instantly grew to become an integral a part of the Chelsea household,” membership director Marina Granovskaia stated.
“Returning us to the highest 4 within the Premier League was essential and we couldn’t be happier with our success within the Champions League which topped a outstanding season at Chelsea.”