Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension with Chelsea to maintain him on the membership till 2024.
The Blues have rewarded their head coach by including an extra two years to his deal within the wake of their Champions League triumph and top-four end within the Premier League.
On the extension of his contract, initially on account of expire in 2022, Tuchel mentioned: “I can not think about a greater event for a contract renewal. I’m grateful for the expertise and really pleased to remain a part of the Chelsea household.
“There may be much more to come back and we’re wanting ahead to our subsequent steps with ambition and far anticipation.”
The 47-year-old German arrived at Stamford Bridge in January, inheriting a Chelsea aspect who had been ninth within the desk when earlier boss Frank Lampard was sacked.
Tuchel oversaw a speedy enchancment in outcomes, making certain Champions League qualification for the Blues after which profitable European soccer’s greatest prize itself by beating Manchester City 1-Zero in Porto final Saturday.
The Blues additionally reached the FA Cup closing, however had been crushed 1-Zero by Leicester at Wembley.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia mentioned: “When Thomas joined us in January there was nonetheless a lot to play for domestically and in Europe. He slotted in seamlessly and instantly turned an integral a part of the Chelsea household.
“Returning us to the highest 4 within the Premier League was essential, and we couldn’t be happier with our success within the Champions League which topped a outstanding season at Chelsea.
“We’re clearly extraordinarily happy due to this fact to retain Thomas for an extra two years, and look ahead to extra achievements within the coming seasons.”