Defending French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have issued an official announcement that Thomas Tuchel has been officially fired from the chair. What is the reason?
Finally, Les Parisiens faced Strasbourg in the Ligue 1 continued 2020/21 season last week. In this match, Neymar et al actually managed to win with a landslide score of 4-0.
Only a few hours after the match, a surprising news was heard. The management of Paris Saint-Germain is said to have agreed to fire Thomas Tuchel from the coaching chair.
At that time, the news was still confusing, some said that this dismissal was due to PSG’s inconsistent performance in the first half of the season. There are also those who say he was fired because of his comments after the match against Strasbourg which was considered controversial.
What is clear is that the issue of the tactician’s dismissal has spread everywhere, it’s just that at that time Paris Saint-Germain chose to remain silent.
Until finally on Tuesday (29/12) local time, Paris Saint-German finally confirmed Thomas Tuchel’s dismissal from the managerial chair.
The statement was also accompanied by a thank you from Club President Nasser Al Khelaifi.
“I want to thank Thomas Tuchel and his staff for everything they have brought to the club. Thomas has put a lot of energy and passion into his work, and of course we will remember the good times we had together.”
“I wish him all the best for his future,” said Nasser Al-Khelaifi.
After the dismissal, Paris Saint-Germain was then linked with a number of top coaches, including the former Tottenham Hotspur coach Mauricio Pochettino.
The news of Pochettino’s own recruitment continues to grow, it is even believed that he has reached a verbal agreement with Paris Saint-Germain. In the near future, a man from Argentina will soon coach Kylian Mbappe et al.
Then there was also news that PSG was trying to get close to Massimiliano Allegri. But they resigned because they were unable to comply with the Italian coach’s salary request.
Meanwhile, Thomas Tuchel himself handled Paris Saint-Germain for approximately two and a half years. During that period, the man from Germany managed to present 6 championship trophies.
Last season, Tuchel was able to deliver PSG to the European Champions League final.