Ten Hag prompt he was stunned to see the Blues boss go (Image: Getty)
Tuchel leaves Stamford Bridge after 20 months in cost having led the membership to a Champions League success and reaching two cup finals final season.
It follows a dismal 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb of their opening Champions League group sport on Tuesday night time having misplaced two of their opening six Premier League matches this time period.
United endured a worrying begin to the marketing campaign after shedding to Brighton and Brentford however have since gained their final 4 video games on the trot with ten Hag seeking to stabilise the membership after a wretched 2021-22 season.
Reacting to information of Tuchel’s sacking at a press convention forward of United’s Europa League conflict towards Actual Sociedad, ten Hag mentioned: ‘I really feel sorry however there’s nothing I can say about that. It’s Chelsea not Manchester United.’
Requested if he was stunned by the choice, the Dutchman added: It’s early within the season, yeah.’
Tuchel turns into the second Premier League supervisor to be sacked with Scott Parker leaving Bournemouth following a 9-0 defeat at Liverpool in August.
Tuchel leaves Stamford Bridge after 20 months in cost (Image: Getty)
An announcement from Chelsea Wednesday morning mentioned: ‘On behalf of everybody at Chelsea FC, the Membership want to place on document its gratitude to Thomas and his workers for all their efforts throughout their time with the Membership.
‘Thomas will rightly have a spot in Chelsea’s historical past after successful the Champions League, the Tremendous Cup and Membership World Cup in his time right here.
‘As the brand new possession group reaches 100 days since taking on the Membership, and because it continues its laborious work to take the membership ahead, the brand new homeowners consider it’s the proper time to make this transition.
‘Chelsea’s teaching workers will take cost of the staff for coaching and the preparation of our upcoming matches because the Membership strikes swiftly to nominate a brand new head coach.
‘There can be no additional remark till a brand new head coach appointment is made.’
Chelsea are understood to have made an method for Brighton supervisor Graham Potter with Mauricio Pochettino additionally being thought of.
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