Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel named new Chelsea manager

Former Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint Germain coach,Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new head coach of Chelsea after Frank Lampard was relieve of his duty.

Tuchel was available after his departure from Paris Saint-Germain, where he won back-to-back Ligue 1 titles and reached last season’s Champions League final before being replaced by ex-Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.

Thomas Tuchel mark 13th different manager at Stamford Bridge since the Russian billionaire took over the Premier League club in 2003 and only time will tell if he is an unlucky or lucky number.

The German manager, 47, spent seven seasons coaching in the Bundesliga, first with Mainz, where he led them into the Europa League, and then a successful period with Borussia Dortmund where he won the German Cup.

Tuchel will be in the Stamford Bridge dugout for Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Wolves.

Lampard was demise after Chelsea lost five of its last eight Premier League games and dropped to ninth despite Lampard spending nearly $300m on new players this season.

The former Chelsea player lacked managerial experience, having spent just one season at second-tier Derby County before answering the call to return to Stamford Bridge and replace Maurizio Sarri.

Lampard achieved Champions League qualification in his first season by securing a fourth-place finish in the Premier League.