Thomas Tuchel is not happy as Chelsea manager, believes Rio Ferdinand
Posted by  badge Boss on Aug 10
Thomas Tuchel was not thrilled with his team’s performance at Everton (Picture: Getty Images)

is frustrated with the way the transfer window has gone so far at Chelsea and is clearly unhappy, believes .

It has been an unusual summer so far for the Blues who are working under their new ownership and trying to revamp the team which finished third last season.

, and Andreas Christensen have all departed, while Raheem Sterling, Kalidou Koulibaly and Marc Cucurella have all arrived.

Tuchel’s side got off to winning ways in their opening game of the season, with a 1-0 victory at Everton, but Ferdinand thinks the signs of frustration were clear in the German boss.

The former England defender expects to see more players leave before the end of the transfer window and if more don’t arrive then Tuchel will be very unhappy.

‘They seem out of sorts, the comments from the manager, he’s not happy, he doesn’t seem happy with the way the recruitment has gone,’ Ferdinand told . ‘Not been able to get the players in, a lot of players want to get out.

‘ didn’t look like a team that was running fluid [against ]. They looked a little bit all over the place. You could see the frustration after, he wasn’t happy with the way that they played.

New signings Kalidou Koulibaly and Raheem Sterling started for Chelsea at Goodison Park (Picture: Getty Images)

‘It’s the environment at the training ground. There’s a lot of players who want to leave, they’ve been very open about that they don’t want to be there. [Timo] Werner’s going to Leipzig, [Marcos] Alonso’s going to .’

Tuchel himself admitted that the Blues were not at their best at Goodison Park, but was clearly just pleased to come away from the game with three points.

‘A win is a win is a win and of course it’s very important to build now confidence, to build up belief, to build up an atmosphere,’ said Tuchel. ‘But also we must be open for improvement, open for criticism, because there are a lot of things to improve.

‘It seemed like we did not want to do the decisive mistake so we did not take the risk but sometimes risk is needed in the last 25 metres to open a space up.

‘In the second half there was simply not enough movement and that created a lot of ball losses but at some point in the first away game you hang in and do what is necessary for the clean sheet.’


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