Tuchel reveals whether he will remain as Chelsea boss amid interest from Bayern Munich

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German giants Bayern Munich are reportedly interested in appointing Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel as the next manager after Hansi Flick revealed he will step down as Bayern Munich manager at the end of the season.

Tuchel only signed an 18-month deal when he replaced Frank Lampard as Chelsea boss in January.

The German has impressed as Chelsea boss, losing just twice in 19 games, a run that has fired the Blues to the FA Cup final, Champions League final with the club also on course for a top-four finish.

Tuchel has opened the door to extending his Chelsea contract as he approaches the final 12 months of his deal despite interest from Bayern Munich.

According to Tuchel, he feels a part of the Chelsea family.

Asked whether he feels he deserves a longer contract after Saturday’s win over Manchester City, Tuchel said: “If I deserve to stay I am super happy to stay and I will try to stay as long as possible. I feel a part of the Chelsea family.

“The club is super professional, we have unbelievable quality of support, amount of support and we have a team which is pleasure to be on the sideline with. It is a pleasure to fight with this team.

“So I don’t care what it says on my contract, I need to deserve to stay longer. If I deserve to stay longer, then I will stay longer.

“This is what I demand from myself. I feel free at the moment, I feel good — I’m in the right place at the right moment.

“Everything will fall into place when it is there and if I want to stay longer I need to deliver week in, week out.”

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