Former Paris St-Germain boss, Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new manager of Chelsea Football Club.

The deal is an 18-month contract with an option to extend it, came after Chelsea sacked Frank Lampard on Monday after 18 months in charge, following a run of one win in five league matches.

On Tuchel’s profile, the 47 year-old has won two league titles, the French Cup and the French League Cup at PSG.

After his appointment, Tuchel made comments. He said, “I cannot wait to meet my new team and compete in the most exciting league in football. I am grateful to be part of the Chelsea family,”

“We all have the greatest respect for Frank Lampard’s work and the legacy he created at Chelsea,” added Tuchel.

So far, the German becomes the 11th full-time manager appointed by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich since the billionaire bought the club in 2003.