Thomas Tuchel confirmed new qualities players to sign after signing Sterling
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is disclosed the club will sign more top qualities players after the Raheem Sterling deal
However, Sterling completed his summer move to Chelsea as he becomes the club highest paid player
The England international is expected to bring light to the attacking side, as Thomas Tuchel’s men are hungry for trophies next season
Tuchel told the club’s new owner the squad has no chance to win the title if new qualities signing are not made
Dmtloaded understood, that Chelsea wants to win the Champions League and Premier League next season
Although, The Blue’s new owner Toddy Boehly is in the market to sign new players this summer transfer
Tuchel is pleased to get that deal over the line but feels this must just be the start of the Blues
‘The stakes are high and we’re competing not only against the best teams who have ever played in the Premier League but also the best coaches,’ Tuchel said in an interview with Sky Sports on Chelsea’s pre-season tour of the United States.
‘We come from sanctions, we come from losing top-quality players, key players, we are a club in transition, in the transition of ownership, we were behind in the transfer race and we were behind in the table. So we have things to improve.
‘The signing of Raheem shows what we’re capable of doing, it shows the ambition of the club and the ownership and it’s good because we’re all here to win and compete.
‘We love to compete and we love the challenge at the very top. For that, we need signings of new quality players or otherwise, there’s no chance.’
However, he has also reiterated that the west London club will continue to promote youth from their academy
The distance that has seen the likes of Mason Mount, Reece James, and Trevoh Chalobah flourish in recent seasons.
‘It’s no secret we lost top players and we need to replace them. Even if they’d have stayed, we needed improvement to close the gap so we need now even more.
‘We have top players and even more importantly we have a top team.
“But if we bring players in we need top quality with top character and then you’re talking about the very, very best who play this game.
‘What we’ll never forget is the mixture because what makes Chelsea special is the number of an academy player
“And we’ll never hesitate to give responsibility to them and push them because the mixture of it makes it special
“And exciting for me to be coach and part of it and this is the way to follow,’ he added.
Chelsea has reached an agreement to sign Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli, while Nathan Ake and Presnel Kimpembe.is been linked also
Tuchel has confirmed that strengthening his back line is a clear area of focus
‘The priority right now is defense, it’s not a secret. From there we need to see what’s possible.
‘We’re competing against the two top teams but Tottenham did a very active and aggressive early transfer period
“They have maybe the strongest squad they ever had with one of the best coaches in the world
“Man Utd are never shy of recruiting with a new coach and Arsenal had some big signings already so we need to keep the level up to be competitive.’