Chelsea legend Frank Lampard is the icon of the Blues, but the managing job was a little earlier for him, say the fans. The German boss Thomas Tuchel is the man on mission for Stamford Bridge. The signings under Lampard was quite expensive for the club.
American international Christian Pulisic is one of the picks of Lampard and the player was able to catch some eyes in West London. Pulisic is recollecting his good old times with new boss Tuchel in Borussia Dortmund.
Speaking to Chelsea’s official website, Pulisic revealed the new ambiance in the team camp and it is a positive one according to him. “It’s been good so far. We’ve got a new outlook on things, we have had a really good win, so it’s been a positive start.
“It’s been some crazy times recently and just to get a win left all the guys in the changing room really excited. We have had a lot of fun in training and there are smiles on faces which is good to see.” (Caughtoffside)
A New mode and same challenges
The matchday 21 fixture against Burnley was the first victory of the Blues under Thomas Tuchel and the post-match mood of Stamford Bridge was acknowledging the positivity of a new start. The match finished in a 2-0 scoreline with goals from the wingbacks.
Christian Pulisic featured in the game as a half-time substitution for Tammy Abraham and had some good showtime in Bridge. Tuchel is a good reader of the game of Pulisic and knows how to use the striker fruitfully since his time in Germany.
Thomas Tuchel and Chelsea are up against the first major challenge on Thursday from Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur. Spurs are active contenders for the top spot and it is a decider for Chelsea. Spurs are 7th in the table just above Chelsea with equal points but one game less.
Also, Tuchel is familiar with the playing styles of Kai Havertz and Timo Werner, two major incomings under Lampard. There were talks related to this and now another youngster came up with good words on the new manager.
Thomas Tuchel touch for Blues
The former PSG manager is well aware of deploying the world’s best talents on-field and Chelsea will easily fit under him. A bunch of youngsters are keen to feature in a Chelsea shirt under Thomas Tuchel.
Premier League dreams are still under chase for the Blues but tough. The FA Cup campaign is active and they are into the 5th round challenge in the competition. Also, Champions League knockouts-another major business.
The favorites Atletico Madrid are the contenders for Tuchel on the European stage. Diego Simeone’s side would be a real challenge for Tuchel and he should find some winning formation before that fixture. The clash against the Spurs is a good opportunity for them.
The comment of Pulisic is a good sign for fans and the team camp is settled under the new boss. Now, the results matter for pandits and spectators. Tuchel has a good winning record in Dortmund and PSG and the time will prove his fate in ‘Blues’.