Tuchel hopeful of Mendy’s return for Man City game

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has confirmed goalkeeper Edouard Mendy will not be fit to face Aston Villa tomorrow in Carabao Cup. Mendy, who was injured in Chelsea’s Champions League win against Zenit had to sit out the win against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. Speaking to reporters ahead of the Carabao Cup game Tuchel saidContinue reading “Tuchel hopeful of Mendy’s return for Man City game”

Tuchel and Werner praise Lukaku

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has praised Belgian international Romelu Lukaku, who is on the verge of rejoining Chelsea from Inter Milan. The Belgian will join Chelsea for a club record transfer fee of £97.5m after he completed his medicals in Milan. Speaking to reporters ahead of Chelsea’s Super Cup match against Villarreal, Tuchel admittedContinue reading “Tuchel and Werner praise Lukaku”

Jerome Boateng defends Timo Werner

Germany international Jerome Boateng has defended his compatriot Timo Werner after a mixed season at Chelsea. The Chelsea forward scored six, with 12 assists in the Premier League after joining from RB Leipzig last summer. Werner, who scored 28 goals in his last season at Leipzig was criticised for missing a hatful of chances inContinue reading “Jerome Boateng defends Timo Werner”

Werner looking forward to Champions League final

Chelsea forward Timo Werner admitted he is looking forward to the Champions League final against Manchester City on Saturday. Having arrived in the summer from RB Leipzig, the German international has been remembered more for the misses than for his 12 goals and 15 assists across all competitions. Werner could still prove the doubters wrongContinue reading “Werner looking forward to Champions League final”

Chelsea take control of top four race

Chelsea welcomed their fans back at Stamford Bridge by defeating Leicester City 2-1 to avenge the FA Cup final defeat and move into third position in the table. Despite taking a two-goal lead, the Blues let Leicester back into the game through another defensive mistake, but held on to see out a nervy 15 minuteContinue reading “Chelsea take control of top four race”

Werner praises Kante after Real Madrid win

Chelsea striker Timo Werner has praised N’Golo Kante for the man-of-the-match performance in their 2-0 against Real Madrid in Champions League semifinal return leg. The France international was instrumental in not only interceptions, but also was involved in the build up for both Chelsea goals. Speaking to reporters after the win, Timo Werner praised hisContinue reading “Werner praises Kante after Real Madrid win”

Chelsea defeat Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final

Thomas Tuchel became the first manager to reach back-to-back Champions League finals with two different clubs as Chelsea defeated Real Madrid 2-0 to set up an all-English final against Manchester City. Despite wasting numerous goalscoring opportunities, the Blues looked comfortable throughout the game, as goals from Timo Werner and Mason Mount helped Chelsea overcome theContinue reading “Chelsea defeat Real Madrid to set up all-English Champions League final”

Tuchel urges Werner to back his instincts

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has backed his misfiring striker Timo Werner amidst the German’s goalscoring woes. The Chelsea forward was guilty of missing another glorious opportunity to open the scoring in their Champions League semifinal first leg tie against Real Madrid on Tuesday. Speaking to reporters ahead of Chelsea’s game against Fulham, Tuchel backedContinue reading “Tuchel urges Werner to back his instincts”

Tuchel laments missed chances against Real Madrid

Christian Pulisic helped Chelsea take a slender away goal advantage to the return leg of their Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid. The Blues dominated for most parts of the game after taking the lead, but lacked the quality in final third to punish the Spanish side for their defensive errors. Speaking to reporters afterContinue reading “Tuchel laments missed chances against Real Madrid”

Tuchel backs Werner and Havertz amidst striker selection

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has backed German duo of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz despite their struggles in recent games. Havertz was again deployed as a false 9 in their midweek Champions League quarterfinal first leg against FC Porto, while Werner played on the left. Tammy Abraham, who was Chelsea’s top scorer last season,Continue reading “Tuchel backs Werner and Havertz amidst striker selection”