CHELSEA stars reportedly “hated” playing near the dugouts as they were fed up with Thomas Tuchel moaning on the sidelines.
49-year-old Tuchel was sacked by the club after the surprising Champions League defeat at Dinamo Zagreb.
Blues owner Todd Boehly showed he is just as ruthless as his predecessor Roman Abramovich after wielding the ax on the German gaffer.
Tuchel is said to have lost faith in Boehly and his players.
The Daily Mail reports that some Chelsea wingers didn’t like playing next to Stamford Bridge’s east stand.
Because Tuchel would stand on this sideline in his technical area and complain.
And the players were fed up with the German manager’s “constant barking and whining”.
Blues full-backs and wingers were reportedly fed up with Tuch groaning loudly at every mistake.
A poor start in the Premier League has seen Chelsea lose two of their first six games.
They edged out London rivals West Ham on Saturday before embarrassing Tuesday’s group stage opener in Croatia.
And it was the decisive result for the American owner Boehly, who relieved Tuchel of his duties after less than two years.
Incredibly, Chelsea’s clash against Zagreb was Tuchel’s 100th game at the top since replacing Frank Lampard in the dugout in January 2021.
Graham Potter has agreed a five-year deal to replace Tuchel as Chelsea manager.
Chelsea moved quickly to replace the German after making the call to ax his manager 100 days into new ownership.
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