Thomas Tuchel Signs New Contract At PSG Ultimately Ending Sack Speculations

PSG boss, Tuchel has now signed a contract extension that will see him remain at the Parc des Princes up until 2021, laying to rest questions asked of him in his debut campaign with Paris Saint Germain.

Tuchel who delivered another Ligue 1 title suffered setbacks in the Champions League and domestic cup competitions.

Reports suggested that Tuchel could be sacked after just one year at the helm in Paris Saint Germain but the chiefs at PSG have kept their trust in the German and handed him fresh terms.

The German has now committed another year to the deal he currently had in place.

The 45-year-old who seems to be pleased with laying the uncertainty about his future to rest revealed via the club’s official website:

“I’m delighted to extend my contract and commitment to Paris Saint-Germain.

“I’d like to thank the chairman and the whole club for their trust in me and my staff.

“This only reinforces my ambition to bring this team to the very top through hard work.

“I’m also very touched by the backing of our supporters, and I’m sure that the best is yet to come for our club.”

PSG ended their season on a low having lost by a 3-1 scoreline to Stade Reims on the final day of the season.

Tuchel said after the game that he expected to remain at the helm despite that defeat and disappointments in domestic Cup competitions not forgetting bottling a 2-0 lead over Manchester United in the Champions League.

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The German now has a backup to that statement and rightly so according to PSG chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

“Today the whole Paris Saint-Germain family is delighted to see Thomas Tuchel extend his contract,” he said.

“For a year now, Thomas has been bringing fantastic energy to the daily life of the club, not only for the players, but for the whole of Paris Saint-Germain.

“Our supporters immediately took to this coach who is always keen to share his analysis and emotions with as many people as possible.

“Thomas is a huge football fan and a very demanding manager who also listens to others.

“Thomas has expertise in the game as well as great managerial skills and we are delighted to be able to rely on his qualities on a long-term basis.”

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