Bayern Munich Confirm Thomas Tuchel's Appointment as its New Manager


Bayern Munich Confirm Thomas Tuchel's Appointment as its New Manager

The former manager of Chelsea Football Club, Thomas Tuchel has been confirmed as the new manager of Bayern Munich.

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Thomas Tuchel

The Bundesliga club confirmed the termination of Julian Nagelsmann's contract on its official website on Friday, March 24th, 2023. They also confirmed the appointment of Tuchel as the club's new manager in the same publication.

Tuchel was recently sacked by the new owners of Chelsea following an off-the-field incident according to reports from Stamford Bridge. He signed a contract that will keep him at Bayern until June 2025.


The German led the Blues to win their second UEFA Champions League title at the expense of Manchester City in 2021 with just six months in charge of the London club. He went on to win the European Super Cup and the Club World Cup and was voted World Coach of the Year in 2021.

Tuchel was the manager of Paris St. Germain for almost three years. He won the French title in 2018/19 and 2019/2020 as well as the French Cup and League Cup in 2020. In August 2020 his PSG side reached the final of the Champions League tournament in Lisbon, losing to FC Bayern.

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He will also bring his experience in the Bundesliga to Bayern having managed Mainz 05 from 2009 to 2014, then for Borussia Dortmund for two years (2015 – 2017). In 2017 he won the DFB Cup with Dortmund.