Thomas Tuchel Reveals That Bayern Munich Job Came As a Surprise

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Thomas Tuchel has revealed that the managerial job of Bayern Munich came as a massive surprise to him as there was no prior notice.

Thomas Tuchel Reveals That Bayern Munich Job Came As Surprise

Tuchel, after being named Bayern Munch’s new coach, has set the treble as his target at the club.

Julian Nagelsmann was ruthlessly fired by the Bundesliga giants on Thursday while he was away skiing in Austra.

Tuchel’s recent job was coaching Chelsea where he was fired and replaced with Englishman Graham Potter.

Aside The Blues, Thomas Tuchel had previously managed Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund and his new deal runs through June 30th, 2025.

Thomas Tuchel while speaking to reporters confirmed that the job came as a surprise to him as there was no formal contact prior to when he was invited for negotiations.

“Believe me or not, I was a bit dumbstruck in the first 30 seconds of our first discussion,” Tuchel told reporters.

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“I didn’t know what we were talking about. It became clear that it was for right now.”

“I was completely surprised. The timing was surprising. There was no contact beforehand,” the former Chelsea boss added.

“I accepted quickly, Bayern Munich DNA is all about winning,”

“I am convinced that is it an honor and a distinction to be contacted by FC Bayern. When you sign the contract it’s a great honor.”

“I’ve been in very close contact with Bayern before. But back then I couldn’t wait. It would never be appropriate to pressure anyone. Things went very quickly this time, it’s a top solution for me.”

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“We don’t really have much time. I probably won’t see the internationals until Friday. Winning all titles is still possible. Therefore, it will be all about the details. I have an idea of ​​what to do and I’m really looking forward to it. It’s about playing for all titles.”

Thomas Tuchel Reveals That Bayern Munich Job Came As Surprise

Nagelsmann’s dismissal and Tuchels appointment is likewise what happened at Chelsea, as the sacking of Tuchel by Chelsea came as a surprise to the football world.

Thomas Tuchal out of respect revealed that he was yet to speak to the former Bayern Munich coach, he said: “I can certainly empathise with him, but it’s not my responsibility. Contact with him? Certainly not right away. I don’t want to be disrespectful. It doesn’t help me to have his point of view now either. At some point our paths will cross and we’ll talk.”

Tuchel, 49, will take on his former team Borussia Dortmund in his first stint as the new Manager of Bayern Munich.

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The matchup between Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund is a crucial match and also a title winning decider.

Tuchel has had massive success in the three country’s he had coached, England, France as well as his native Germany.

Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel was born 29 August 1973 and is a German professional football manager and former player who is now the head coach of Bundesliga club Bayern Munich.

Tuchel was born in Krumbach, Germany. He retired from active football at age 25 after a chronic knee cartilage injury. In 2000, he began his coaching career as a youth coach at VfB Stuttgart.

His most recent job was with Chelsea FC in the English Premier League where he won the Champions League in his debut season.

As a result of the massive feat, the German was named The Best FIFA Football Coach for 2021.

He was fired as manager from the club in September 2022 and now back to his country as the head coach of one of the biggest club sides in club football.

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