Thomas Tuchel has admitted that Chelsea FC want additional signings this summer time if they’re to mount a problem for the Premier League title subsequent season.
The south west London aspect suffered a demoralising 4-0 defeat by Arsenal of their most up-to-date pre-season pleasant on Saturday night time forward of their ultimate conflict earlier than the brand new marketing campaign in opposition to Udinese on Friday.
Chelsea FC have been linked with an entire host of potential inbound transfers this summer time however have thus far solely accomplished offers for Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly, with youngsters Eddie Seaside and Omari Hutchinson additionally becoming a member of.
The Blues have been strongly linked with a swoop for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde in current days, whereas Cesar Azpilicueta seems to be as if he will probably be leaving the membership within the present switch window.
Chelsea FC have additionally seen Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen go away Stamford Bridge on free transfers this summer time and talking after the defeat by Arsenal, Tuchel made it clear that the membership want to usher in additional reinforcements in the event that they need to enhance on their third-placed end subsequent time period.
Talking after the loss to Arsenal, Tuchel is quoted as saying by The Athletic: “I’m removed from relaxed. We deserved to lose which is honest sufficient as a result of we had been merely not ok. We had been merely not aggressive.
“The final week proves my level. I might completely choose to not be proper. I did every part to show myself flawed however in the intervening time I really feel that I used to be proper.
“I take a look at the final season and components of the sport the place we struggled, components of the season the place we struggled, after which we bought sanctioned and gamers left us and a few gamers try to go away us, and that is the place it’s.
“So we had an pressing enchantment for high quality gamers, an enormous quantity of high quality gamers. We bought two high quality gamers however we aren’t aggressive like this. Sadly you can see it as we speak.”
Chelsea FC nonetheless have loads of time to finish their switch offers, with the summer time window not set to shut till 1 September.
Nonetheless, the Blues will probably need to usher in new gamers as shortly as doable, contemplating that the Premier League season kicks off the weekend after subsequent.