Official: Chelsea confirm new manager

English Premier League

Thomas Tuchel has been appointed the new manager of Chelsea following Frank Lampard's departure on Monday.

The club confirmed the departure of Lampard at the start of the week following a string of poor results which has left the side in ninth spot.

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The Blues have announced the arrival of Tuchel, who was let go by Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain in December 20202.

‘I would like to thank Chelsea FC for their confidence in me and my staff," he told the club's official website.

‘We all have the greatest respect for Frank Lampard’s work and the legacy he created at Chelsea. At the same time, I cannot wait to meet my new team and compete in the most exciting league in football. I am grateful to now be part of the Chelsea family - it feels amazing!’

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