The German Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea coach, was honored this Thursday in Istanbul with the award for the best UEFA coach of the year for the 2019/2020 season.
Tuchel was one of the main architects of Chelsea’s second title in the top competition, after defeating Manchester City 1-0 in the final in Porto.
The German coach, who a year before led Paris Saint-Germain to the Champions League final, starred in a real revolution since his arrival at the London team on January 26, replacing Frank
As confirmed by the only defeat they conceded in the Champions League, which did not prevent Chelsea from winning the title in the final played in the state of Dragao in Porto.
Thomas Tuchel, who will turn 49 next Sunday, beat Spaniard Pep Guardiola, Manchester City manager, and Italian coach Roberto Mancini in the election.
The German coach succeeds his compatriot Hansi Flick (Bayern Munich), who was elected UEFA coach of the year for the 2019/2020 season.