Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has mentioned that he’s concentrating on additional signings this switch window to assist the Blues attain a ‘new stage’.
Tuchel has repeatedly insisted that Chelsea are in a state of transition following Todd Boehly’s takeover of the membership, however doesn’t need to compromise on expectations.
Talking to Sky Sports activities after Saturday’s gritty 1-0 win at Everton, Tuchel revealed that the west Londoners are nonetheless wanting to usher in extra gamers this month.
“If we are able to add, we add. Possibly not essentially midfielders as the primary possibility however we’re open for every part and I believe we are able to use new vitality, new legs and recent enter to carry us to a brand new stage,” he mentioned.
“If not, then we’ll push this group however I believe we might use some enter and extra high quality. We’re on it however we is not going to inform you!”
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Summer time signings Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling began for the primary time within the win at Goodison Park, although the previous could not final the complete 90 minutes and was hauled off with cramp. Marc Cucurella, who solely signed for Chelsea solely accomplished his transfer to Stamford Bridge on Friday however got here off the bench for a strong cameo.
Discussing Chelsea’s debutants, Tuchel mentioned: “Koulibaly struggled with the physicality as a result of he got here late [into pre-season] and lacks a bit of coaching.
“Raheem was very robust, struggled additionally bodily in the long run. I used to be very proud of the 20 minutes from Cucurella. It was very robust and essential for us.”