Thomas Tuchel has signed a two-year extension to his Chelsea deal six days after profitable the Champions League.
The 47-year-old arrived at Stamford Bridge in January, changing membership legend Frank Lampard as head coach on an preliminary 18-month deal “with the potential of an extension”.
That extension has been granted after the German, who was sacked by Paris-Saint Germain on Christmas Eve, delivered the Champions League trophy courtesy of a 1-0 victory over Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis.
Contract extension to June 2024 for Thomas Tuchel. 👇💙
— Champions of Europe 🏆 (@ChelseaFC) June 4, 2021
Tuchel guided Chelsea to a fourth-place end within the Premier League throughout the 2020/21 season and in addition reached the FA Cup remaining, the place his aspect had been overwhelmed 1-0 by Leicester Metropolis at Wembley.
On the extension of his contract, Tuchel informed the membership’s official web site: “I can not think about a greater event for a contract renewal. I’m grateful for the expertise and really comfortable to remain a part of the Chelsea household.
“There may be way more to come back and we’re wanting ahead to our subsequent steps with ambition and far anticipation.”
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: “When Thomas joined us in January there was nonetheless a lot to play for domestically and in Europe. He slotted in seamlessly and instantly grew to become an integral a part of the Chelsea household.
“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 exceptional season at Chelsea.
“We’re clearly extraordinarily happy due to this fact to retain Thomas for an extra two years, and look ahead to extra achievements within the coming seasons.”
Tuchel has gained 19 of his 30 video games in cost to this point, dropping 5 instances and conceding simply 16 targets.
Final weekend, he grew to become the primary supervisor to achieve back-to-back Champions League finals with two completely different golf equipment.