Borussia Dortmund has parted ways with coach Thomas Tuchel after just two years in charge of the club.
Thomas Tuchel took over the reins of the club after the departure of Jurgen Klopp in 2015 and led the club to thierd place on the Bundesliga table this season, Dortmund also won the German cup this season, beating Eintracht Frankfuft in the final.
There have been reports of a rift between Thomas Tuchel and the chief executive of the club, Hans-Joachim Watzke, ever since the team’s bus was attacked by terrorist in April during a trip to Monaco.
However, the club denied have denied any claim that hid departure is as a result of a disagreement between the coach and any executive at the club.
His departure was announced after a meeting between Watzke and Thomas Tuchel on Tuesday.
The rift between the pair came to light when Thomas Tuchel complaimed that he and his players were not consulted before theu were asked to play their Champions League quarter final clash against Monaco just 24 hours after they were involved in an explosion that affected their team boss.
Watzke, however, they denied the claim and stated that the reverse was the case and didn’t hide his anger at the claim.
Tuchel released a statement on his official Twitter account which reads “I am grateful for two exciting, beautiful and eventful years. It’s a pity to not go on.
“Thank you to the fans, the team, the staff and to all who have supported us.”
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