Thomas Tuchel is a worthy contender to be the next Arsenal manager.
Arsenal cannot afford to get it wrong again if they are forced into to naming a replacement for Unai Emery. In this latest article in our series of potential Emery replacements, we take a look at Thomas Tuchel.
Tuchel is the current manager of French giants Paris St Germain, a position once held by Unai Emery.
Tuchel has had a short managerial career but it has generally been one at the very top. After cutting his teeth at Mainz 05, he then went on to manage and win trophies with Borussia Dortmund and PSG.
Tuchel has shown over the years that he is unafraid to innovate and this has brought him success at his last two clubs, His ideas can turn things around at the Emirates.
He has also been in charge of top players like Ousmane Dembele and Neymar and has always been able to build a strong relationship with them. That could come in handy with some of the huge egos at Arsenal.
The 46-year-old has a press-based footballing philosophy very similar to the man he replaced at Borussia Dortmund, Jurgen Klopp.
Tuchel had a falling out with the directors at Borussia Dortmund because he could not get his own way.
Tuchel has never really cracked it on the European stage as manager with any of his sides. That doesn’t make him an upgrade on Emery who is a multiple Europa League winner.
This is the twelfth in a series of articles that I will be doing and all words are my own perception and opinion.