Thomas Tuchel wants to make former Borussia Dortmund midfielder his first signing as Chelsea boss

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According to German media outlet Bild, Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is interested in signing Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Jonas Hofmann.

The report claims there has been contact between Tuchel and Hofmann, with the 28-year-old potentially keen on a fresh challenge after five years at Gladbach.

Tuchel managed the 28 year old midfielder during his time as Borussia Dortmund boss and is keen on bringing the midfielder to Chelsea this summer.

Hofmann’s contract with Gladbach runs until 2023 but he could signed for £14million.

He has scored six goals and contributed 10 assists in an impressive season, even taking into account nine games missed through injury.

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