Thomas Tuchel is absent, Petr Cech takes on new role

09 Feb 2022 | 07:22 | Football

 The German strategist could not accompany the Blues at the FIFA Club World Cup because he was positive for COVID-19.

As the Champions League champion, Chelsea is the representative of Europe to attend the FIFA Club World Cup 2022. However, the Stamford Bridge team suffered a great loss when coach Thomas Tuchel did not travel to Abu Dhabi with the whole team to fight in the tournament. fight, because he was positive for COVID-19.

Assistant coach Zsolt Low will replace Tuchel in directing the players at this FIFA Club World Cup. In addition, Technical Director Petr Cech will also support the BHL on professional issues. This legendary goalkeeper has attended training sessions and meetings with the whole team.

Petr Cech takes on new Chelsea role with Thomas Tuchel's absence at Club World Cup - Bóng Đá

 Cech joined the coaching staff.

Zsolt Low explained: “It is a big challenge, but we are a club with a quality structure. Petr Cech supported us very well when Thomas was not around.

We have good medical staff, management team. And lots of video calls with Thomas Tuchel. He would support us as best he could, and prepare us every day in our meetings.

Petr Cech is always with us. He was a great player, now a great sporting director. Petr is always with us. He was a great player, now a great sporting director. He feels fine and when we need him, he will step up.”

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