Tuchel opens up and announces ‘We are on it behind closed doors’ sign up trophy-laden defender


Thomas Tuchel has opened up and admitted that Chelsea are still working on trying to hand Cesare Azpilicueta a new contract, with reports that he already has an agreement with Barcelona

Azpilicueta is a player that has been in the headlines alot over the past few weeks as indications suggest that he will be leaving Stamford Bridge at the end of the current season.

The Spaniard is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to extend his deal into next season, and That leaves Azpilicueta free to leave in the summer transfer window. He has been linked with a return to Spain.

It has been claimed already that Azpilicueta has an agreement with Barcelona to make a move to the camp Nou on a two-year deal, and with Fellow defenders Rudiger and Christensen also looking set to leave, the club will be in the market for a new defender

But despite not giving much away about his captian, Tuchel has opened up and admitted that we are working on the contract issues surrounding the little Spanish star: ‘Well the future of the players I like to be resolved normally immediately or not even in discussion, in the ideal world,’ Tuchel said in his pre-match press conference.

‘We do not live in the ideal world, though, so I think the contract situation with Azpi is pretty clear. It is not the biggest pressure on this subject but as you know, we have some other players also with contractual situations that are not fully solved.

‘This is not ideal. This is also nobody’s particular fault,’ Tuchel said. ‘This can happen sometimes in the moment we deal with it, and Azpi deals with it very professionally and I do not have the feeling that it affects any of his performances.

‘We are on it behind closed doors. This is where it needs to be dealt with.’

IcChelseanews Vew…

This has been going on for some time now, so maybe Azpilicueta has already made the decision to leave the club and that is why a contract has not been signed already?


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