Paris Saint Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has signed a new one-season contract extension with the French Ligue 1 side.
PSG announced on Saturday the German coach has extended his stay with the club until 2021. Despite a difficult end of the season, marked by the elimination against Manchester United in the Champions League, the former Dortmund coach retains the confidence of the Parisian leaders. He has won the title of Champion of France and the Trophy of Champions this year.
"The entire Paris Saint-Germain family is delighted today to see Thomas Tuchel extend his contract," PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi.
"I am very happy and proud of my extension and my commitment to Paris Saint-Germain. Thank you to the president and the whole club for the confidence they show me and my staff,” said Tuchel on signing the contract extension.
“This only reinforces my goal of bringing this team to the top of its ambitions thanks to everyone's work. I am also very touched by the support marks of the fans. I am convinced that the best is coming for our club. "
Tuchel's PSG side was the first in Ligue 1 history to score in every match of a 38-game season.
BREAKING: Thomas Tuchel extends his contract with PSG until the summer of 2021. pic.twitter.com/Cp9DJhvbdr— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 25, 2019