Chelsea sack Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea Football Club has this morning announced that they have parted ways with Thomas Tuchel.

The decision was made following Chelsea's 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in their UEFA Champions League opening fixture last night.

The club currently sit sixth in the Premier League table, with 10 points from their opening six games.

Chelsea sack Thomas Tuchel

Chelsea's start to the season has been far from perfect, but in rather surprising circumstances, it is Thomas Tuchel who has become the second managerial casualty of the Premier League campaign.

A statement from Chelsea's official website reads as follows:

"On behalf of everyone at Chelsea FC, the Club would like to place on record its gratitude to Thomas and his staff for all their efforts during their time with the Club. Thomas will rightly have a place in Chelsea’s history after winning the Champions League, the Super Cup and Club World Cup in his time here.

As the new ownership group reaches 100 days since taking over the Club, and as it continues its hard work to take the club forward, the new owners believe it is the right time to make this transition.

Chelsea’s coaching staff will take charge of the team for training and the preparation of our upcoming matches as the Club moves swiftly to appoint a new head coach.

There will be no further comment until a new head coach appointment is made."

This is a breaking news story. We will update you with any further information as and when it is made available to us.

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