Tuchel: "We have some ideas in mind and we are trying"

Despite leading the Premier League after the first three days and having signed Romelu Lukaku, the German Chelsea manager wants more signings.


Chelsea, current Champions League champion, wants to be a candidate for everything this season, and although the Blues already have a squad more than suitable to fight both in England and Europe, any last minute reinforcement will be well received at Stamford Bridge . "Not all decisions are made regarding our squad. There are some negotiations under way and we are aware of all the situations," said Thomas Tuchel at a press conference. And, after incorporating Romelu Lukaku for € 115M and obtaining € 30M for Kurt Zouma, the German coach awaits Jules Koundé with open arms.

Asked if the London team will undertake any other signings before the market close, the German was clear: "We are hopeful. We still have some ideas and we are trying." However, the happiness of the Blues coach with respect to the roster formed and the competitiveness of the team will not depend on the fact that the French central defender of Sevilla FC ends up landing in London, as Tuchel himself has expressed: "I am happy with the squad. as is, and I am very confident that we are absolutely competitive at a high level. "

As in the rest of the major European leagues, the Premier League will close the transfer window on August 31, so Roman Abramovich will have to move quickly to finish satisfying the wishes of his coach: "No There are many days left to make big decisions, so for now everything is fine. " Although the signing of Koundé is possible to close, even more so after the sale of Zouma and the Sevilla player's desire to join Chelsea, Tuchel knows that it will not be easy. "All eyes are open, and we are aware of all situations, and in football you never know," concluded the German.

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