Thomas Tuchel said he would not quit before the end of the season after Chelsea put their uncertain situation to one side and beat Newcastle United thanks to a brilliant goal from Kai Havertz.
Chelsea are in a state of limbo after the UK government imposed sanctions on the club’s owner Roman Abramovich, and they risk falling into major financial difficulties after being granted a special licence to continue operating. However, there is optimism that a sale could go through soon, with potential bidders given until Friday to submit proposals, and interested parties will no doubt be encouraged to hear that Tuchel has no plans to leave at the moment.
“There’s no doubt I stay until the end of the season,” the Chelsea manager said. “We just have to wait day by day because everything can change. The club is for sale but hopefully it goes through. So day by day, which is a good way to live your life. There are circumstances we can’t influence but that gives us the freedom to focus on the things we can influence.
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