The sacking of German coach Thomas Tuchel, who has been replaced by Graham Potter, will not upset Chelsea’s plans for Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Recruited for 12 million
Last Wednesday, after a day of poor performance in the Champions League at Dinamo Zagreb (0-1), Chelsea decided to end its relationship with Thomas Tuchel. A decision that, on paper, probably won’t make Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang smile. Relegated this summer with the Blues from Barcelona, for a check of 12 million euros, the Gabonese striker made the choice to continue his career with the London capital club in order to find the German coach, the two men who rub. Shoulders at Borussia Dortmund for a very fruitful cooperation.
Mute in C1 against Dinamo Zagreb
If the former Barcelona player feared the consequences of sacking the former Paris Saint-Germain technician, Chelsea’s owners, on the contrary, were reassured for the future. According to the information received from cableAmerican businessman Todd Boehle spoke personally with a resident of Laval to assure him of the confidence of the club and new coach Graham Potter, who has signed a five-year contract and will receive one of the highest salaries. Among the managers of the Premier League.
In other words, everything indicates that his future playing time will not be upset by the appointment of the former Brighton & Hove Albion manager. Returning to the other side of the channel after his time with Arsenal, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang played his first minutes in his new colors against Dinamo Zagreb (0-1, first day of the Champions League group stage). Kept as silent as all his teammates, the 33-year-old striker gave way to Armando Bruga after the hour.