Chelsea fires coach Thomas Tuchel after poor start to season

Chelsea was the highest-spending team in Europe during the transfer window with an outlay of nearly $300 million.
Thomas Tuchel
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LONDON: Thomas Tuchel was fired by Chelsea on Wednesday only one month into the season.

The decision by Chelsea's new ownership came a day after the team lost to Dinamo Zagreb 1-0 in its first group match in the Champions League.

Chelsea has lost two of its first six games in the Premier League.

Chelsea was the highest-spending team in Europe during the transfer window with an outlay of nearly $300 million.

Tuchel was in charge for a year and a half, winning the Champions League in his first season.

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