Thomas Tuchel has been confirmed as the successor for Frank Lampard who was fired a few days ago.

In a statement Chelsea owner and strong man, Abramovich said: “This was a very difficult decision for the club, not least because I have an excellent personal relationship with Frank and I have the utmost respect for him”

Tuchel, former head coach of Paris Saint Germain, have signed a 18-month deal with an option to extend a further 12 months.