Meet Thomas Tuchel’s trusted backroom staff: From specialist coaches to decision makers

Thomas Tuchel could bring his trusted backroom staff to Stamford Bridge, should the former PSG boss be appointed new Chelsea manager as expected.

The Blues are on the hunt for a new manager having sacked Frank Lampard on Monday morning.

Tuchel is the heavy favourite and could even be appointed ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League fixture with Wolves on Wednesday.

Tuche has enjoyed success at Mainz and Borussia Dortmund and led PSG to the Champions League final just over four months before being shown the door in the French capital.

And the 47-year-old German has a number of trusted people behind him, including wife Sissi, who has been married to manager for 11 years.

Daily Star Sport looks at the others who could be heading to London with Tuchel…

Thomas Tuchel could bring his trusted backroom staff to Stamford Bridge
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Arno Michels – assistant

Arno Michels has worked with Thoma Tuchel for a number of years

Tuchel has had Arno Michels by his side ever since they worked together at Mainz.

They met when learning their coaching badges and are believed to share the same footballing philosophy.

“He is a diligent, hardworking and loyal trainer whose character traits suit me perfectly,” Tuchels has previously said of Michels.

Zsolt Low – coach

Zsolt Low went from player under Thomas Tuchel to working alongside the manager

A more recent addition to Tuchel’s backroom staff, the manager had coached Zsolt Low as a player at Mainz.

He arrived at PSG after a successful spell as assistant coach with Bundesliga giants RB Leipzig.

The former defender had also been involved at RB Salzburg having retired from playing in 2011, aged 32.

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