Thomas Tuchel signs a new Chelsea deal until 2024 following the Blues’ Champions League victory… while veteran defender Thiago Silva also agrees to extended terms
- Thomas Tuchel has been given a new contract with Chelsea until 2024
- The German took over the club in January and won the Champions League
- Tuchel could become longest-serving coach under Roman Abramovich
- The German also led Chelsea to fourth place and the FA Cup final this season
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has been awarded a new contract that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2024, as Thiago Silva and Olivier Giroud also agreed new deals.
The German, who led Chelsea to Champions League glory in Porto, signed a first 18-month contract when he replaced Frank Lampard in January.
As reported by Sportsmail last month, the club was looking to secure its services for the longer term and Tuchel’s extended deal was confirmed yesterday.
Champions League-winning coach Thomas Tuchel has signed a new contract with Chelsea until 2024
The German coach led the Blues to the Champions League in his first half of the season he led
“There is much more to come and we look forward to our next steps with ambition and great anticipation,” said Tuchel.
“I am grateful for the experience and very happy to be part of the Chelsea family.”
Chelsea were ninth in the Premier League when Tuchel, 47, arrived after leaving Paris Saint-Germain.
Tuchel has the chance to be the longest-serving manager under Roman Abramovich (right)
Heard it here first: Sportsmail revealed Thomas Tuchel’s contract news last month
With 19 wins in his 30 games, he led Chelsea to a second Champions League title, fourth place in the Premier League and the FA Cup final.
Should Tuchel see his three-year deal, he would become the longest-serving manager under Roman Abramovich.
The Blues have also exercised options to extend the contracts of 36-year-old defender Silva and 34-year-old striker Giroud, both for an additional year.