Thomas Tuchel stated on Monday it could be mistaken to alter Chelsea’s method simply to go well with misfiring striker Romelu Lukaku, insisting the membership are doing “everything to help him”. The Chelsea boss voiced his frustration on the Belgium ahead and his different attacking gamers after the west London facet’s expensive 1-0 defeat by Premier League leaders Manchester City on Saturday. Tuchel, whose outfit journey to Brighton on Tuesday, was requested at his pre-match press convention on Monday whether or not he ought to change Chelsea’s fashion of play to go well with their 28-year-old club-record signing, who re-joined the Blues from Inter Milan in August. But the German stated he couldn’t focus simply on his under-performing star attacker, who has solely scored two Premier League targets since September.
“I think we do everything to help him,” stated Tuchel.
“This is what we do constantly for any player. This is a team sport so it’s not about 10 players serving one player. This is not Chelsea and this is not football.
“Every participant is serving the staff. This is the very best precept and it’ll by no means change,” he added.
Tuchel repeated he had expected more from his attacking players against leaders City, who are now 13 points clear of his third-placed side.
“He (Lukaku) is included in our offensive efficiency,” said Tuchel.
“He’s a key participant so there’ll at all times be strain.
“There will not be more pressure than he puts on himself and we need to find a mix between all the expectation, all the pressure and still to be relaxed enough to play your best game.”
The Chelsea supervisor additionally referred to as for better readability on the decision-making course of round suspending Premier League matches.
Sunday’s scheduled north London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal was referred to as off, with the Gunners in need of gamers because of coronavirus, accidents and Africa Cup of Nations commitments.
Chelsea requested for his or her sport towards Wolves on December 19 to be postponed after seven Covid-19 circumstances of their camp however that request fell on deaf ears.
“I feel strongly that we need clarity and consistency in the decision-making and maybe we lack this a little bit,” stated Tuchel.
“I believe in the rules still because if I start doubting or not believing, where does this end?” he requested.
“I get the information and then I accept it because what else is there? I don’t lose my energy with decisions that I have zero influence in.”
Topics talked about on this article