Tuchel was sacked today just seven games into the 2022-2023 campaign and 100 days into Todd Boehly’s reign following his £4.25billion take over from Roman Abramovich.
The Independent claims Tuchel is said to have lost the confidence of the Chelsea squad due to his difficult characteristics and erratic behaviour – while his private life was also a topic of dressing room gossip.
Tuchel’s private life was said to be contributing factor to his dismissal as it changed the players perception of him.
In April 2022 Tuchel and his wife Sissi announced they would be getting a divorce after 13 years of marriage. Friends of the couple said that they had ‘exhausted all avenues’ and that there was no hope of a reconciliation.
Tuchel began dating new Brazilian girlfriend, Natalie Max, in July.
Tuchel’s relationship with Max is said to have contributed to his downfall at Chelsea. The squad is said to have been discussing how his marriage had fallen apart and the fact he had a younger girlfriend.
According to The Independent, this transformed the squad’s perception of their manager.
The players lost faith in his vision for the club and his tactics for the squad. He was no longer regarded as the ‘genius’ that guided them to Champions League glory.