Chelsea former defender Antonio Rudiger slams Chelsea for the sack of Thomas Tuchel.
Real Madrid defender Antonio Rudiger has
slammed Chelsea following their decision to
part ways with manager Thomas Tuchel.
Antonio Rudiger slams Chelsea for Thomas
Chelsea turned down chance to sign Real Madrid
The German tactician was hugely
successful with the Blues, winning three
trophies including the Champions League in
Despite this, the new owners decided to
dismiss him following the club’s shock 1-0
Champions League defeat to Dinamo
Speaking to Sport1, Rudiger expressed his
surprise over the decision as the Blues
backed Tuchel during the summer transfer
He added that his former manager did the
impossible by winning the Champions
League, and was unimpressed by the
He said: “First, he was allowed to bring in
new players, only to be released after a few
games. I was surprised at the speed.”
“The day of his release was a sad one for
me. I wrote to him afterwards and thanked
him again for everything.
“He was there for everyone, not just me. If
you look at where we came from and where
he took us, he did the impossible.
“But you know how it is in football.
Sometimes you’re the hero, sometimes the
Tuchel recently said that he was devastated
by his sacking, but it may not be long before
he makes his managerial comeback.
Bayern Munich could view him as a serious
candidate to replace Julian Nagelsmann if
their league form does not improve soon.