Exposed! Tuchel finally reveals the Chelsea player he tried to sign for many years

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Thomas Tuchel has taken charge of a star studded squad, and the 47-year-old German is pleased with the opportunity to manage the club.

Tuchel has admitted that he knows the likes of Timo Werner Kai Havertz and Antonio Rudiger, as well as Christian Pulisic from his spell in Borussia Dortmund.

Tuchel even rates N’Golo Kante highly and has finally admitted that he had wanted to sign up the hardworking midfielder for years.

While as PSG manager, the French giants were continually linked with Kante, just to show that the transfer rumours at the time was true, and Tuchel was the mastermind behind it.

The PSG boss said: “The funny thing is you step into a team in the middle of the season and you know some players already. Also Timo and Kai and Toni, and I fight now for many years to have N’Golo Kante in my team, suddenly he’s here!

“You have a clear picture because you’re following the Premier League all the time, even when I’m coaching Dortmund or in Paris. So you have a clear picture of what the guys are capable of.

“To find a guy like Azpilicueta in your office is simply amazing because also almost since I was born I am a football fan.”

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