Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has performed down the rumours linking Ousmane Dembele to membership however admitted that the Frenchman is an excellent participant. The 24-year-old is at the moment contracted to Barcelona however has lower than six months on his deal and has reportedly refused to signal an extension.
Few gamers have generated as a lot curiosity over the previous couple of weeks as Ousmane Dembele with the Frenchman reportedly out of favour at Barcelona after having rejected a brand new contract. That has seen Dembele dropped by the La Liga giants with each Xavi and sporting director Mateu Alemany speaking in regards to the state of affairs in current weeks. Nevertheless, whereas the state of affairs is much from resolved, studies have indicated that the trail is evident for Dembele to tackle a brand new problem.
Amongst the numerous linked has been Chelsea with Thomas Tuchel’s previous enjoying a big half in that however the German has performed down the rumours. As a substitute, he admitted that the French ahead is a superb participant and that he was lucky to have skilled him at Borussia Dortmund. Tuchel additional added that they’ve exchanged messages since they parted methods however has no concepts as to why the 24-year-old is on this state of affairs.
“He’s an excellent participant, and I’m very lucky to have skilled him in my time at Dortmund. It was just one 12 months, it ought to have been longer, however I wanted to go away and he determined to go away. We’re not in shut contact, we have now met right here and there due to his duties for the French nationwide group after I was in Paris,” Tuchel stated, reported Purpose.
“We exchanged some messages. I’ve completely no thought why he’s on this state of affairs, I don’t know the element, so it’s higher to not speak.”