It was solely going to be a matter of time earlier than Thomas Tuchel began sniffing round his previous membership, Chelsea, to see which bargains may very well be had and which of his previous gamers may think about transferring to Bavaria for a brand new journey.
Though issues ended acrimoniously for Tuchel in west London, his standing as an elite coach stays, and if he had been to spectacularly pull off a Champions League title in his first few months within the Bayern Munich job, his pulling energy might be enhanced greater than it’s already.
In response to Calciomercato, Tuchel has his eye on two gamers which have fallen down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge.
One is keeper, Edouard Mendy, who was a digital ever-present beneath Tuchel, and the opposite is Mateo Kovacic.
The truth that Graham Potter has seen match to hardly use both participant is a little bit of a head scratcher in reality.
Kovacic, for instance, has all the attributes to be an unimaginable success within the coronary heart of Chelsea’s midfield, and at simply 28 years of age, he has a whole lot of soccer left in him but.
Though Kepa Arrizabalaga has acquitted himself properly between the sticks for Potter, he’s the extra error inclined of the 2 custodians, and the supervisor is taking a threat aligning himself with the Spaniard as his long-term possibility.
Given their lack of matches lately, each Kovacic and Mendy would absolutely be tempted by a profitable provide, but it surely stays to be seen if Chelsea proprietor, Todd Boehly, is keen to play ball.