As is known, Chelsea, the champions of the Champions League in the English Premier League, found itself in a very difficult situation after the United Kingdom imposed heavy penalties on its owner, Roman Abramovich, along with many other Russian oligarchs. Despite the difficult situation, the London team beat Norwich City 3-1 on Thursday, and in the post-match press conference, coach Thomas Tuchel assured everyone that they would continue to fight.
|The manager of the sanctioned London team made a statement after the winning match against Norwich City (Image: AFP)|
In addition to the fact that he cannot extend contracts with his players, cannot certify new footballers, cannot sell revenue-generating products (not even tickets), his main sponsor has even temporarily suspended its cooperation with with Chelsea Thus, the three telecommunications company logo was removed from the club’s shirt – Thomas Tuchel responded to this at the press conference that followed the winning match.
“As long as we have enough shirts and a bus to take us to the matches, we will be here and fighting hard.” quoted BBC Thomas Tuchel, Who, despite the penalties, happy on the bench in London, but worried about the future of the club.
“We take what it takes day in and day out. Yesterday I didn’t think we would face such penalties, and tomorrow I don’t know what will happen.
Tuchel, who won the Champions League in his first season with Chelsea, added that he was confident that the officials would find a solution to their problem and could finish the season without any problems.