Former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel emerged as the frontrunner to succeed Southgate as England manager2 min read
Thomas Tuchel, former Chelsea manager, said to be the favorite to succeed Gareth Southgate if he decides to step down.
The current Three Lions manager has been one of the role’s most successful in recent years, leading the team to a World Cup semi-final in 2018 and the Euro 2020 final.
His future is now in doubt following England’s World Cup quarter-final exit to France, and many coaches have been tipped to take over in the last day or so.
According to BILD, former Chelsea and PSG manager Thomas Tuchel is now the favorite to take over as England manager, which would be a huge boost for the country if the German coach were to be appointed.
Tuchel has been out of work since being fired by Chelsea in September, but he remains one of the best managers in the world.
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The current England team is very exciting, which may persuade Tuchel to try his hand at international management.
Many have criticized Southgate despite taking the country further than in previous years, and if the 52-year-old decides to leave his position, the FA will be in a difficult position.