It was solely going to be a matter of time earlier than Thomas Tuchel began sniffing round his outdated membership, Chelsea, to see which bargains may very well be had and which of his outdated gamers would possibly think about shifting to Bavaria for a brand new journey.
Though issues ended acrimoniously for Tuchel in west London, his standing as an elite coach stays, and if he had been to spectacularly pull off a Champions League title in his first few months within the Bayern Munich job, his pulling energy will probably be enhanced greater than it’s already.
In line with Calciomercato, Tuchel has his eye on two gamers which have fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
One is keeper, Edouard Mendy, who was a digital ever-present beneath Tuchel, and the opposite is Mateo Kovacic.
The truth that Graham Potter has seen match to hardly use both participant is a little bit of a head scratcher in fact.
Kovacic, for instance, has all the attributes to be an unbelievable success within the coronary heart of Chelsea’s midfield, and at simply 28 years of age, he has loads of soccer left in him but.
Though Kepa Arrizabalaga has acquitted himself effectively between the sticks for Potter, he’s the extra error susceptible of the 2 custodians, and the supervisor is taking a danger aligning himself with the Spaniard as his long-term possibility.
Given their lack of matches lately, each Kovacic and Mendy would absolutely be tempted by a profitable provide, however it stays to be seen if Chelsea proprietor, Todd Boehly, is prepared to play ball.