‘The guys we have here, it’s a pleasure to work with them,’ Tuchel began.
‘First of all, they have quality but they also have the physical ability to play in the Premier League. I know how hard it is to play for Chelsea and compete for titles but this is the challenge.
‘I’m very pleased that all the Chelsea boys in the squad now are absolutely aware of that and that this challenge that is so hard. It does something to you, to your character and your approach to games and training.