On the eve of the Champions League match between Chelsea and Atlético de Madrid, Thomas Tuchel indulged in a confession.
Atlético de Madrid receives Chelsea Tuesday evening in the knockout stages of the Champions League. Now at the helm of the Blues, Thomas Tuchel met his media obligations on Monday, not failing to comment on the strengths of the opponents of the London formation. Colchoneros who this season benefit from the services of a top scorer.
In this 2020-2021 fiscal year, Luis Suarez, defector from Barça, has already struck 16 times in 20 La Liga appearances. And Tuchel to reveal a Parisian attempt last summer to recruit him. “We knew he might have to leave Barcelona last summer. Who wouldn’t be interested in the idea of signing one of the best strikers in the world and in football history? We (PSG) tried our luck but he preferred to sign for Atlético de Madrid… And he once again proves his quality. “
“He’s a born attacker”
“He’s a born striker and he has this mentality that only attackers can have,” adds the German technician, clearly won over by the profile of the Uruguayan striker. He has this desire to add intensity to duels and to score. He is never satisfied. What a player! “However, there is no question to date of attracting him to Chelsea. “Today things are different. He’s under contract and it’s not worth thinking about… ”
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