Thomas Tuchel has been confirmed as Frank Lampard’s successor at Chelsea. The former Paris St-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel as their new manager on an 18-month contract with an option to extend it. He takes over after Lampard was dramatically sacked on Monday after a dismal run of form has left them ninth in the Premier League table and 11 points off leaders Manchester United.
Tuchel, who had been out of work for one month after being axed by Paris Saint-Germain, will be tasked with getting an immediate response out of squad that has failed to show any cohesion in the weeks leading to Lampard’s sacking. He got underway on Tuesday evening, taking training for the first time.