Thomas Tuchel has launched a passionate defence of Chelsea striker Timo Werner and has hit out at the ‘annoying’ criticism of the goal-shy Germany international. Frank Lampard’s successor has retained his faith in the club’s summer signing from RB Leipzig despite his ongoing crisis of confidence in front of goal. Werner has contributed to Chelsea’s 14-game unbeaten run under their ...

The Blues head coach faced the media on Tuesday afternoon ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League second leg against the La Liga leaders What kind of game are you expecting tomorrow? For me I expect more or less the same like in Bucharest, they have Trippier, Jimenez and Carrasco back, that changes a little the structure and style of attacking. It ...

The Blues have a favourable run of games in April that they need to take full advantage of in their quest for Champions League football next season. Chelsea have two more games to play before the upcoming international break arrives but neither of them are in the Premier League. The race for the top four takes a back seat until ...

Chelsea consolidated fourth spot in the Premier League as Thomas Tuchel’s unbeaten start to life at Stamford Bridge continued with a 2-0 victory over Everton. In a crucial contest in the race for Champions League qualification, Kai Havertz made decisive contributions in either half as Chelsea proved a cut above their resurgent top-four rivals. Havertz hand a hand in Chelsea’s ...

Avram Grant has backed Thomas Tuchel to steer Chelsea back towards the top of English football again over the next 12 months and believes his former club now have the strongest squad in the Premier League.   Tuchel remains unbeaten since taking over the reins from Frank Lampard back in January and the Blues will move to within three points ...

Chelsea took on a struggling Liverpool side on Thursday night at Anfield knowing full well that a win here would see them back into the top four, a mere four points off second placed Manchester United and only three behind third placed Leicester City. What followed was Chelsea’s most complete performance under Thomas Tuchel thus far as the Blues dominated ...

The shortlist for February’s manager of the month shortlist has been revealed, with Thomas Tuchel up for the monthly award after his fast start to life at Chelsea.   Tuchel’s side beat Liverpool at Anfield on Thursday night, and that was just one of many highlights since the German succeeded Frank Lampard in January. He is yet to taste defeat ...

Thomas Tuchel hails ‘complete’ Chelsea performance in win over Liverpool   Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has hailed the ‘complete’ performance that his side produced to consign Liverpool to a fifth consecutive Premier League defeat at Anfield, meanwhile sending the Blues back into the top four.   Mason Mount scored the only goal of the game shortly before half-time and ...

Timo Werner is confident he will start finding the back of the net regularly soon and told Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel to keep ‘screaming’ at him on the touchline. Werner has only scored one goal since Tuchel’s arrival at Stamford Bridge and only five Premier League goals in total in his first season in English football. Despite suffering to maintain ...

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