Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed they have terminated manager Thomas Tuchel’s contract amid rumours he is targeting the Chelsea job.

The 47-year-old, who guided the club to two Ligue 1 titles after being appointed in July 2018, was reported to have been sacked on Christmas Eve.

PSG said on their official website: “After an in-depth analysis of its sporting situation, Paris St Germain decided to terminate Thomas Tuchel’s contract.”

Former Borussia Dortmund boss Tuchel guided PSG to Ligue 1 title success in 2019 and 2020 and won the domestic quadruple in his second season at the club.

PSG currently sit third in the table, one point behind leaders Lyon following last week’s 4-0 home win against Strasbourg.

The German guided the club to their first Champions League final in August when they lost 1-0 to Bayern Munich.

PSG chairman and chief executive officer Nasser Al-Khelaifi said: “I would like to thank Thomas Tuchel and his staff for all they have contributed to the club. Continue reading

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