PSG ‘agree to extend Thomas Tuchel’s contract until 2021’ despite shock Champions League exit at the hands of under-strength Manchester United
- PSG have reportedly agreed to extend the contract of manager Thomas Tuchel
- Tuchel has won 35 of his first 43 games but suffered a damaging loss in Europe
- Leading 2-0 from a last-16 first leg, PSG were knocked out by Manchester United
- But PSG are said to be set to announce a new deal for Tuchel until June 2021
But Tuchel also oversaw a 3-1 home defeat by an under-strength United side — a match which sent PSG out of the Champions League despite their 2-0 win in the first leg at Old Trafford.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly agreed to extend the contract of manager Thomas Tuchel
Tuchel oversaw a 3-1 win over Marseille last weekend — his 35th victory as PSG manager
According to Telefoot, Tuchel and PSG had been in talks over a new deal before that game and negotiations continued despite the damaging result.
It is now claimed that an agreement — set to be formalised in the coming days — has been reached which will see the German commit to the Paris giants until the summer of 2021.
Tuchel’s overall win percentage at PSG is 81.40 — 35 victories, four draws and four defeats in his first 43 games.
That record is slightly better than his predecessor’s. Unai Emery took charge of 114 games, winning 87, drawing 15 and losing 12 — giving him a win percentage of 76.32.
But PSG’s season was tarnished by a 3-1 home defeat by an under-strength Manchester United
German Tuchel’s new deal is said to tie him to the Parc des Princes until the summer of 2021