The Chelsea manager says his team will be complete on Saturday when they oppose City in the C1 final.
Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Chelsea will appear in full squad for their Champions League final against Manchester City on Saturday.
N’Golo Kante recovered from a thigh problem he suffered against Leicester, while Edouard Mendy avoided a serious injury after hitting the goal post against Aston Villa on Sunday.
The Blues had no other uncertainties in their ranks, so the 25 players taken to Porto will all be available for clash. “This is the best news we could have had, no injuries and I hope it stays that way until the end of training today”, Tuchel told reporters ahead of the game.
He went on to describe the atmosphere in the camp ahead of the club’s first Champions League final since their only success in the competition in 2012.
“It’s good to feel confident before a final”
“I would say I have total confidence in everyone when it comes to hunger to win, always at the highest level in sport, it comes down to how badly you want it. we feel very focused, very disciplined thanks to our work this week “, he indicated.
“I also feel that we have a real confidence, which is very nice to have, and a very nice feeling to arrive in the final with it. We had two training sessions in London, one yesterday where we did a little tactics and also today. Today is the last practice, to discover the last details, to measure the last feeling and, more importantly, to give the players a feel for the stadium. feel it, and then the big date will approach. There will be dinner today, then it will be the countdown to our two meetings tomorrow, and the big game ahead. “
Tuchel is starting to get used to the C1 finals, since he played one barely a year ago with PSG against Bayern Munich. He hopes that this time the outcome will be favorable to his family.