Barcelona, Liverpool and top 4 Clubs Thomas Tuchel Could Manage After Leaving Bayern Munich

Barcelona, Liverpool and top 4 Clubs Thomas Tuchel Could Manage After Leaving Bayern Munich

Isaac Darko
updated at February 24, 2024 at 8:43 AM

Renowned as one of the world's top managers, Thomas Tuchel has steered numerous teams to triumph over the years.

Following the mutual decision to part ways with Bayern Munich at the season's end, speculation abounds regarding his next destination come summer, with several Premier League and La Liga clubs vying for his services.

Tuchel's rise to prominence began during his tenure at Mainz, where he propelled the club to one of its highest Bundesliga finishes before securing a move to Dortmund.

Under his tutelage, Dortmund consistently contended for the Bundesliga title season after season. However, it was with Chelsea that he attained his most significant managerial success, guiding the team to Champions League glory and multiple accolades.

Sports Brief delves into the potential destinations for Thomas Tuchel following his departure from Bayern Munich.

Clubs Thomas Tuchel could manage

Barcelona

Under Xavi's leadership, Barcelona were anticipated to reclaim their former glory. Despite a promising start to his tenure, Xavi has struggled to meet the club's lofty expectations due to poor performances and mounting pressure from fans and the media.

Additionally, Barcelona faces an uphill battle in their LaLiga campaign this season, having already suffered two cup defeats. Their prospects for silverware primarily rest on the Champions League. Thomas Tuchel, known for his managerial experience and success, could inject stability into a team with a rich history of winning titles. In the first leg, they secured a draw against Napoli.

Liverpool

With Jurgen Klopp's imminent departure confirmed for the end of the season, Liverpool is actively pursuing a top-tier manager to helm the team in the upcoming season.

Thomas Tuchel emerges as a strong candidate given his familiarity with managing in the Premier League during his tenure at Chelsea.

Having overseen some of Europe's most prominent clubs, Tuchel has demonstrated his aptitude and suitability to guide Liverpool forward.

Manchester United

This season, Erik Ten Hag has faced mounting pressure as his club struggles in sixth place. Despite an initially promising start to his career at Old Trafford, a series of controversies and disappointing outcomes have cast doubts on his future with the team.

While the new owners have expressed their commitment to supporting Ten Hag, failure to secure qualification for the Champions League next season could signal the conclusion of his tenure at Old Trafford.

Thomas Tuchel, with his Premier League experience, might see an opportunity to manage Manchester United amid such circumstances.

Chelsea

Upon Thomas Tuchel's arrival at the club, he made an immediate impact, guiding the team to victory in the Champions League, Super Cup, and Club World Cup.

However, following a string of disappointing results and the introduction of new ownership, he was replaced by Graham Potter, despite objections from supporters.

Pochettino now faces immense pressure to produce results. Considering Tuchel's expressed interest in returning to the Premier League, Chelsea might contemplate rehiring him for a second stint in England's top flight.

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Isaac Darko
Isaac Darko is a La Liga, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga editor at Sports Brief with a Degree in Journalism and Communications from Ghana Institute of Journalism (2010)