As our 2021/22 campaign comes to an end today, Thomas Tuchel has been looking ahead to next season and how we can improve, identifying the final third and one player in particular as having plenty more potential.
As we host Watford at Stamford Bridge in our final Premier League fixture, with a third-place finish all but guaranteed after Thursday’s draw with Leicester City, our head coach’s mind has been occupied by plans for the future and how we can finish higher up the table next time around.
He feels the final third of the pitch could be key in that aim, seeing plenty of room for improvement by the Blues in that area, with our without new additions to the squad, once he has had time to reflect on our performances this season.
‘If we stick to the group then we will try to solve it with these players,’ said Tuchel. ‘Is it necessary to bring more offensive players around the box to create more distraction, to create more space for each other? We will ask that question.