Press reports indicated the reasons for the dismissal of German coach Thomas Tuchel from Chelsea, noting that Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo was one of them.
Where Chelsea, the English Premier League football club, announced his separation from his coach after losing to Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 in the European Champions League.
And the club said in a statement: “On behalf of everyone at Chelsea, the club would like to register its gratitude to Thomas and the staff for all their efforts during their time with the club.”
A report published by the British “Telegraph” confirmed that the unsuccessful transfer of Ronaldo to the “Blues” caused a great rift between Tuchel, the owner of the new London club, Todd Boelly, and that the latter agreed with the Portuguese player on everything, but Tuchel did not want to complete the deal and was angry at having to explain reasons for his refusal.
And the newspaper added: The communication was not good between Tuchel and the new owners group, as the coach prefers to work alone, while Boley wants a coach to answer his questions, how much Tuchel is not a good interaction in the WhatsApp group created by Chelsea owners to enhance communication, research and planning.
And she continued: Tuchel complained about his immersion in the transfer market, expressing his anger at the departure of Petr Cech, the club’s sporting director, as well as the coach’s loss to support a large part of the dressing room, and the shakeup of his relationship with his players.
The Athletic website indicated that the dismissal was not related to the loss in Zagreb, but rather was a decision taken in advance.
This and the names that are being circulated to succeed the former coach of Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain, such as French Zinedine Zidane, former Real Madrid coach, Argentine Mauricio Pochettino, who are not currently associated, in addition to Graham Potter, who presents a distinguished start to the season with Brighton in the Premier League.
Tuchel became the second manager to be sacked in the Premier League this season, after Bournemouth sacked Scott Parker last week.
The 49-year-old Tuchel took over Chelsea early last year and led them to achieve the 2020-2021 Champions League at the expense of Manchester City, the European Super Cup as well as the Club World Cup.