The German coach has said he is determined to restore the Blues to their glory.
Thomas Tuchel claims he joined Chelsea to win trophies and is convinced the club have the ‘culture’ to fulfill his ambition.
The Blues haven’t won a trophy since their success in the 2019 Europa League under Maurizio Sarri, but are still in contention for the Champions League and FA Cup this season.
They will look to seal a place in the last four of the Champions League on Tuesday when they face Porto in the return leg of their quarter-final. The London club are then set to face Manchester City for a place in the FA Cup final on Saturday.
“Why wait 3 or 5 years to win trophies?”
Asked at a press conference whether the Champions League is his team’s clearest path to a trophy this season, Tuchel replied: “Maybe when you’re in the final. We’re in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, you won’t find a team that doesn’t have the goal of reaching the semi-final. We’re in the semi-final. -FA Cup final and we have the opportunity to reach the final, if we make it to the final we will have the opportunity to win the trophy. “
“It’s no secret he continued. It’s a club that has a culture, a structure, to win titles and win games after Chelsea is the club with the culture, history and mentality to do it. “
“I’m here to win titles, I’m here to win games and therefore win titles. That’s what I demand of me, so why should we now say something different? want to win in five or three years, I don’t know what it is. Now is the time, but honestly we can talk for hours and hours, but tomorrow is the game to be played and there is no game harder than the next game, there is no obstacle harder than the one in front of you and we shouldn’t get lost. in dreams and hopes and speeches or whatever ” , concluded the former PSG coach.
Tuchel’s side have a two-goal advantage in the first leg, making them the big favorites in this confrontation. The winner of the meeting will face Real Madrid or Liverpool in the semi-final.