See what Chelsea players said after Thomas Tuchel’s sacked as manager. As players confirmed the sacking of Tuchel after the UEFA Champions League, UCL, group stage 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday night.
Those the Blues players are, Wesley Fofana, Reece James, and Raheem Sterling were some of the first Chelsea stars to pay tribute after new co-owner Todd Boehly dismissed Tuchel just seven games into the new season and 100 days into his reign at the west London club since replacing Roman Abramovich.
Apart from Fofana, James and Sterling, Edouard Mendy and Kepa Arrizabalaga paid tribute to the German on the social media, Mendy posted multiple pictures with the German on his Instagram story, with one of them saying:
“Thank you for everything Mister.”
His fellow goalkeeper Kepa also posted on his story:
“Thank you for all the moments together. All the best.”
Chelsea defenders Ben Chilwell, Cesar Azpilicueta, Kalidou Koulibaly, and Trevor Chalobah, also showed their respect to the former Paris Saint-Germain manager.
“Thank you for the amazing memories coach.”
On his part, Chalobah, who broke into the Chelsea first-team under Tuchel, simply posted on his Instagram story:
Captain Azpilicueta also joined in by posting:
“Thank you for everything, Mister. Wishing you all the best.
Similarly, Koulibaly, who joined Chelsea from Napoli this summer, said:
“Thank you maestro.’ =”
Mason Mount, Jorginho, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, and Mateo Kovacic also took to social media.
Mount posted a picture with Tuchel hugging him on the sidelines:
“Thank you for everything, Gaffer.”
Jorginho posted a picture of him shaking hands with Tuchel and wrote:
“Thank you for everything.”
Also, Kovacic posted a picture of himself being hugged by Tuchel, with the caption:
“It was a pleasure to learn and work with you and your staff. Thank you, Boss.”
On his part, Loftus-Cheek went for a series of pictures on his story with one saying:
“Thank you for everything, coach. Wishing you all the best.”, while Kai Havertz posted a picture on the Champions League winner’s parade with Tuchel, saying: “Thank you.”