Nigerian football fans took to social media on Wednesday to decry the shocking sack of Chelsea’s manager, Thomas Tuchel.
This is coming barely 24 hours after the Blues suffered a shocking 1-0 defeat in Tuesday’s Champions League opening match.
This was revealed in a statement issued by the club on its website.
The Premier League team said Chelsea’s coaching staff would take charge of the team for training and the preparation for upcoming matches.
“As the new ownership group reaches 100 days since taking over the Club, and as it continues its hard work to take the club forward, the new owners believe it is the right time to make this transition.
“Chelsea’s coaching staff will take charge of the team for training and the preparation of our upcoming matches as the Club moves swiftly to appoint a new head coach,” the statement read in part.
Reacting to the development, some Nigerian football fans took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to share their opinions on what the future holds for the Premier League club.
Sports journalist @PoojaMedia wrote, Chelsea’s new owners SACKED Thomas Tuchel after losing in the Champions League. Brutal or maybe they never liked his face & results helped them to make the decision fast.
“Tuchel got the sack letter through mail in the bus on their way to the airport. From Croatia to Germany. Boehly no nice