Thomas Tuchel “could BE DONE OUT before Christmas after his shock sacking at Chelsea left him in post-Brexit visa limbo… with the German manager potentially having just 90 days to stay in the UK.”
- Thomas Tuchel was sacked by Chelsea in early September after a poor start to the season
- The German boss had also fallen out with players and owners in the Blues
- But his post-Brexit visa means he could be deported 90 days after his release
Thomas Tuchel could reportedly be forced to leave the UK before Christmas following his shock sacking at Chelsea.
The Germany boss was brutally sacked from his role as manager at Stamford Bridge in early September, only to be replaced by Graham Potter shortly thereafter.
It came after a poor start to the season but also because of a falling out with new owner Todd Boehly as well as members of his first team.
The last drop came after a shock defeat at Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League.
This comes despite being backed with around £250m in the transfer market over the summer as he looked to repeat his Champions League success with the club in 2021 and spearhead a Premier League title shot.
The fallout could have further repercussions for Tuchel, however, as he could now face deportation from the country due to Brexit rules, according to the Telegraph.
The report states that Tuchel came to the UK on a post-Brexit Governing Body Endorsment visa, meaning he had just 90 days after his release to remain in the UK legally.
Thomas Tuchel was sacked as Chelsea manager in early September after a poor start
This has yet to be confirmed by the Football Association.
A representative for Tuchel told the Telegraph: “We will act in accordance with UK rules and adjust any future plans. Final decisions have not yet been made.’
Tuchel still lives near Chelsea’s Cobham training ground while his children still attend school locally.
Tuchel had also fallen out with club owner Todd Boehly over running the club
While he appears happy to remain in the UK for the time being, the report adds that he is considering his future options as he searches for a fast track back into management and continues his career.
However, Tuchel is not known to bounce back anytime soon with a new club, despite joining Chelsea just a month after being sacked as Paris Saint-Germain almost two years ago.
After leaving Borussia Dortmund, he stayed in Germany for a year and, after leaving Mainz, took a 12-month sabbatical in his home country.
Tuchel’s last game ended in a surprise 1-0 defeat by Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League
While the same hiatus makes his situation of remaining in the UK opaque, he would still advocate a speedy return to management.
Despite his sacking, his shares will remain high and it is believed he would open up to working again in England, where he likely feels he has unpaid bills, while a move to Germany could also be attractive , if an option should arise.
His move to England was one of the first following the Brexit rule change, forcing Chelsea to make a special request to allow his Blues backroom team to travel to England with him.