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Tuchel extends PSG contract

Publish on 25/05/2019 at 00:00 - S. WILLIS


Paris Saint-Germain have announced the extension of Thomas Tuchel's contract until 2021. The German has been rewarded for winning the club's eighth Ligue 1 Conforama title.

The 45-year-old's one-year extension takes him though to June 30 2021. The former Borussia Dortmund coach said: "I'm delighted to extend my contract and commitment to Paris Saint-Germain. I'd like to thank the Chairman and the whole club for their trust in me and my staff. This only reinforces my ambition to bring this team to the very top through hard work. I'm also very touched by the backing of our supporters, and I'm sure that the best is yet to come for our club."

Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaïfi added: "Today the whole Paris Saint-Germain family is delighted to see Thomas Tuchel extend his contract. For a year now, Thomas has been bringing fantastic energy to the daily life of the club, not only for the players, but for the whole of Paris Saint-Germain. Our supporters immediately took to this coach, who is always keen to share his analysis and emotions with as many people as possible. Thomas is a huge football fan and a very demanding manager who also listens to others. Thomas has expertise in the game as well as great managerial skills, and we are delighted to be able to rely on his qualities on a long-term basis."