Tag: Thomas Tuchel

Bayern Munich's Dutch defender Matthijs de Ligt attends a press conference ahead of the UEFA Champions league Group A first leg football match between Galatasaray Istanbul and Bayern Munich, in Istanbul on October 23, 2023. (Photo by OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal eyes Bayern Munich star

Arsenal show interest in Bayern Munich's Matthijs de Ligt as a long-term transfer target
SEVILLE, SPAIN - OCTOBER 24: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between Sevilla FC and Arsenal FC at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on October 24, 2023 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Arteta addresses transfer speculation around 2 Arsenal stars

Mikel Arteta has spoken positively about Takehiro Tomiyasu and Jorginho, emphasising their importance to Arsenal amid transfer rumours and contract talks.
SEVILLE, SPAIN - OCTOBER 24: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between Sevilla FC and Arsenal FC at Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on October 24, 2023 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Fran Santiago/Getty Images)

Arsenal determined to keep 25yo amid strong Bayern Munich interest

Bayern Munich continue to show interest in Arsenal's Takehiro Tomiyasu, but Arsenal remain firm on keeping the versatile defender amidst transfer speculation.
WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND: Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Arsenal FC looks on during the Papa John's Trophy Second Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Arsenal U21 at Plough Lane on December 08, 2020. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Unemployed ex-Arsenal man declines deal in hope of Bayern Munich move

Real Betis is facing a defensive crisis due to Marc Bartra's injury and considers free agent Sokratis Papastathopoulos as an emergency option. However, Sokratis reportedly rejects Betis, holding out for a Bayern Munich offer.
Declan Rice Arsenal transfers LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Declan Rice of West Ham United looks on as they walk out of the tunnel prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Liverpool FC at London Stadium on April 26, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Bayern Munich withdraw from Declan Rice chase clearing way for Arsenal

With Bayern Munich pulling out of the Declan Rice race, Arsenal are poised to sign the West Ham midfielder in a record-breaking transfer.
MONTREAL, QC - FEBRUARY 29: Head coach of the Montreal Impact Thierry Henry addresses the media after a victory against New England Revolution during the MLS game at Olympic Stadium on February 29, 2020 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Montreal Impact defeated New England Revolution 2-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Why Thierry Henry is set to say ‘no’ to PSG job

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, expected to reject an offer to become Julian Nagelsmann's assistant manager at Paris Saint-Germain.
Declan Rice Arsenal transfers - LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Declan Rice attends the Women's Football Awards 2023 at Nobu Hotel on May 25, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Kate Green/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal tops Declan Rice's list despite Tuchel's intervention

Arsenal is set to be the preferred destination for Declan Rice if he departs West Ham United this summer, despite Bayern Munich's interest.
Declan Rice Arsenal transfers - LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Declan Rice attends the Women's Football Awards 2023 at Nobu Hotel on May 25, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Kate Green/Getty Images)

Tuchel makes Declan Rice promise but player still prefers Arsenal

As Arsenal and Bayern Munich compete for Declan Rice's signature, the West Ham midfielder's decision could turn into the summer's biggest football saga.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates their side's second goal with teammates , after Marc Guehi of Crystal Palace concedes an own goal, during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on August 05, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Tuchel urges Bayern to look at Arsenal for Lewnadowski solution

Tuchel suggests Bayern Munich could look to Arsenal's strategy for a solution to their striker search post-Lewandowski.
LEVERKUSEN, GERMANY - MARCH 19: Ryan Gravenberch of FC Bayern Munich looks on prior to the Bundesliga match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Bayern München at BayArena on March 19, 2023 in Leverkusen, Germany. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsenal identify 20yo Bayern Munich midfielder as summer option

Recent reports from Germany suggest that Arsenal are showing interest in Bayern Munich's 20-year-old midfielder, Ryan Gravenberch.
Chelsea's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang attends a team training session at Chelsea's Cobham training facility in Stoke D'Abernon, southwest of London on March 6, 2023 on the eve of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg football match against Borussia Dortmund. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Aubameyang’s Chelsea struggles amid Barcelona hope

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has endured a tough season at Chelsea, with the forward hoping for a return to Barcelona amidst struggles for playing time.
Belgium's forward #09 Romelu Lukaku (L) speaks with Belgium's French assistant coach Thierry Henry (R) during a training session at the Salwa Training Site in Salwa Beach, southwest of Doha on November 30, 2022, on the eve of the Qatar 2022 World Cup football match between Croatia and Belgium. (Photo by JACK GUEZ/AFP via Getty Images)

Lukaku does not want Chelsea return says player's former coach

Thierry Henry, who was watching Inter Milan's win over Porto in the Champions League for CBS, revealed that he warned Romelu Lukaku not to join Chelsea, adding that the striker has no interest in returning to Stamford Bridge.
ZAGREB, CROATIA: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Chelsea runs with the ball during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea FC at Stadion Maksimir on September 06, 2022. (Photo by Jurij Kodrun/Getty Images)

Aubameyang had to be reassured after shock at Tuchel sacking

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was shocked and surprised by Thomas Tuchel's sacking, having to be reassured by Chelsea owner Todd Boehly.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

‘Honoured’ Aubameyang has ‘unfinished business’

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has made a quick return to the Premier League to sign for Chelsea after Arsenal released him for free and he believes he has 'unfinished business in the Premier League'.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal reacts after the Premier League match between Arsenal and Southampton at Emirates Stadium on December 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta 2nd moaniest manager in Premier League

Mikel Arteta is apparently the second moaniest manager in the Premier League with Thomas Tuchel topping list with the moan master, Jurgen Klopp, only coming in 12th.
ORLANDO, FLORIDA - JULY 23: Gabriel Jesus of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Bukayo Saka and Granit Xhaka after scoring their side's first goal during the Florida Cup match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Camping World Stadium on July 23, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Thomas Tuchel furious after 4-0 Arsenal humiliation

Thomas Tuchel was an angry man after Arsenal thrashed his side 4-0 on Sunday morning, moaning "We got absolutely beaten by a team that does not play Champions League football this season."
MADRID, SPAIN: Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Leg Two match between Real Madrid and Chelsea FC at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 12, 2022. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Tuchel makes bizarre excuse for Chelsea-Arsenal defeat

Thomas Tuchel made the rather bizarre decision to blame the pitch for Arsenal's opening goal against Chelsea on Wednesday night.
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 20: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal scores their team's fourth goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on April 20, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Thomas Tuchel admits Arsenal penalty was a foul

Cesar Azpilicueta may have been furious with Bukayo Saka when he went down in the box under his challenge, but even Thomas Tuchel admitted it was a foul on the Arsenal youngster.

2 in, 1 out: Chelsea boss confirms team news for Arsenal clash

Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku and N'Golo Kante should both be available again in time to face Arsenal, but Ruben Loftus-Cheek will miss out.
Barnsley v Chelsea - FA Cup Tammy Abraham of Chelsea following the FA Cup match at Oakwell, Barnsley. Copyright: Russell Hart

Chelsea to let Abraham decide own future as Arsenal concerns prompt Mourinho phonecall

Thomas Tuchel has said he will leave Tammy Abraham's future in the player's hands as Jose Mourinho phones the forward who would prefer a move to Arsenal.
MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 03: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final second leg match between Atletico Madrid and Arsenal FC at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on May 3, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger receives 'Director of Football' offer: Casting his shadow over current boss

Paris Saint-Germain have made Arsene Wenger an offer to become their director of football, with reports suggesting current director Antero Henrique is already living in the Frenchman's shadow.

PSG star explains why Tuchel is better than Emery

Marco Verratti says things were 'complicated' under Unai Emery and insists the team have a good understanding with Thomas Tuchel.
Valencia's coach Unai Emery (L) and Barcelona's coach Josep Guardiola react during the Spanish Cup second leg semi-final football match FC Barcelona vs Valencia CF on February 8, 2012 at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. AFP PHOTO / JOSE JORDAN

'PSG was too high for Emery': RMC pundit speaks out against Arsenal coach

RMC Sport pundit Rolland Courbis is the latest pundit in the French media to give Thomas Tuchel a positive comparison to previous Paris Saint-Germain boss Unai Emery.

Former PSG midfielder compares Unai Emery to his successor Thomas Tuchel

Former Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Edouard Cisse claims the club's new boss Thomas Tuchel is more serene than Unai Emery, and thinks the 44-year-old is a good fit for the Parisians.
Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel gestures prior the German First division Bundesliga football match between Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen, in Dortmund, western Germany, on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SASCHA SCHUERMANN /

Good news for Arsenal as PSG relegate Arsene Wenger replacement to 'plan B'

Paris Saint-Germain have made Thomas Tuchel their 'plan B' as they look for someone 'more popular than the German', according to reports in France.
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Former Gunner hints at German manager as best replacement for Arsene Wenger

Lukas Podolski thinks Arsenal should look to Germany for their next managerial appointment, after learning of Arsene Wenger's imminent departure.
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal (right) and Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal. Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Ivan Gazidis met with 3 managers before Arsene Wenger's announcement

Ivan Gazidis met with three managers in the search for Arsene Wenger's successor before the 68-year-old even announced his Arsenal departure, according to information in a recent report.

David Ornstein leaks details of Arsenal's 5-strong shortlist to replace Wenger

The Arsenal board drew up a five-strong shortlist to send to Stan Kroenke in the event of Arsene Wenger's departure, according to reliable BBC journalist David Ornstein.
MILAN, ITALY - MARCH 08: Arsene Wenger manager / head coach of Arsenal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between AC Milan and Arsenal at the San Siro on March 8, 2018 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Assessed: All 11 managers on Gazidis' shortlist to replace Wenger this summer

On Friday morning, Arsene Wenger announced he's stepping down as Arsenal manager at the end of the season, but who will come in to replace him?
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 22: Former professional football player and Western Union Pass Ambassador, Patrick Vieira, attends the Beyond Soccer Series Powered By streetfootballworld at Thomson Reuters Building on June 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Beyond Soccer Series)

Arsenal line up 'serious contender' to replace Arsene Wenger

Arsenal are lining up Patrick Vieira to take over from Arsene Wenger, according to reports, making him the latest in the long list of names the media claim the club are considering.

Evaluated: All 10 managers shortlisted to replace Arsene Wenger

Although nothing is confirmed, it has been widely reported that Arsenal's hierarchy are considering their options since the cup final defeat. The papers have suggested that if Wenger fails to qualify the club for the Champions League, that could spell the end for the manager.

Aubameyang says manager linked with Arsenal job 'has the qualities', ‘similar to Pep Guardiola’

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been singing the praises of Thomas Tuchel who looks set to become the new PSG manager in the summer despite being linked with the Arsenal job.
Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal (right) and Ivan Gazidis, CEO of Arsenal. Picture: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Ivan Gazidis meets with 3 managers to replace Arsene Wenger

Ivan Gazidis has already met with three managers in the search for Arsene Wenger's successor, according to information in a recent report.
Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel gestures prior the German First division Bundesliga football match between Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen, in Dortmund, western Germany, on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SASCHA SCHUERMANN /

Bayern Munich CEO says Thomas Tuchel has signed agreement with new club, probably Chelsea

Bayern Munich’s CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has told the media that Thomas Tuchel has already signed an agreement to manage his next club and if you follow the rumours it seems like he will be lining up at Stamford Bridge next season.

Arsenal decide on manager for 2018/19 season

Thomas Tuchel will not become the new manager of Arsenal because there will be no vacancy in the summer according to Raphael Honigstein, meaning Arsene Wenger will manage the side through the 2018/19 season.

Thomas Tuchel's agent aimed Trumpish tweet at Sven Mislintat

One of the biggest problems, we are told, in Arsenal signing Thomas Tuchel is the relationship that he has with Sven Mislintat (and the fact Arsene Wenger won't leave, but that's another issue).
Dortmund's head coach Thomas Tuchel gestures prior the German First division Bundesliga football match between Borussia Dortmund and Werder Bremen, in Dortmund, western Germany, on May 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SASCHA SCHUERMANN /

Thomas Tuchel could ask Arsenal to sack Sven Mislintat claims Borussia Dortmund expert

Thomas Tuchel is the type of character who would ask Arsenal to sack Sven Mislintat according to one BvB expert who believes the head scout’s employment at the club is a major barrier to Tuchel’s arrival.

2 more added to Arsenal's managerial shortlist: 9 assessed

Although nothing is confirmed, it has been widely reported that Arsenal's hierarchy are considering their options since the cup final defeat. The papers have suggested that if Wenger fails to qualify the club for the Champions League, that could spell the end for the manager.
DORTMUND, GERMANY - MAY 28: Trainer Thomas Tuchel of Borussia Dortmund lifts the DFB Cup trophy as the team celebrates during a winner's parade at Borsigplatz on May 28, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Pool - Getty Images)

Thomas Tuchel wants to replace Arsene Wenger while managing Chelsea and Bayern Munich

Thomas Tuchel is now reportedly in talks with Chelsea about replacing Antonio Conte despite agreeing a deal to take up the manager’s job at Arsenal and wanting to replace Jupp Heynckes at Bayern Munich
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - MAY 23: Laureus Ambassador Fabio Capello attend the Laureus European Summit on May 23, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Patrik Lundin/Getty Images for Laureus)

71-year-old manager 'frontrunner' for Arsenal job and fans won’t be happy

Fabio Capello has become the latest managerial name to be linked with the still-not-vacant Arsenal job, making him the second most unlikely candidate after Brendan Rodgers.