Chelsea FC manager Thomas Tuchel has hailed the Champions League foundations put in place by his predecessor Frank Lampard at the club.
Tuchel replaced Lampard in January 2021 and has been a revelation for the side where he has led them to the Champions League final. Apart from the Champions League, the Blues are still able to win the FA Cup and secure a top-four finish an outing that many feels have been outstanding.
Speaking ahead of their game against Arsenal, Tuchel hailed Lampard saying that the club legend had an amazing record in the group stage and that laid the foundation for the club to make it to the final of the competition.
“You can only arrive in the final of the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League if you win the group stage. He won these games it is like this and we don’t feel shame to say it out loud. It felt like this from the first day,” Tuchel said.
#Tuchel on #Lampard laying foundation for #CFC Champions League success: "Frank had an amazing record in the group stage. This lays the foundations to arrive in the finals and I will never forget it."— Paul Brown (@pbsportswriter) May 11, 2021