Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has backed new striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to bring ‘speed, work rate and goals’ to his new employers.
The Gabon international, who is not yet available for selection while he nurses a jaw injury, joined from Barcelona on Deadline Day at the behest of Tuchel, who has fond memories from their time together at Borussia Dortmund.
Unsurprisingly, Tuchel’s first press conference after the signing was largely dominated by questions about Aubameyang, and here’s what the boss had to say.
“Hopefully he can be that good again. We know very well what we get with Auba…