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Chelsea Boss Thomas Tuchel has been named FIFA's The Best Men's Coach

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has been named The Best men's coach by FIFA following his remarkable 2021.

The German strategist took over at Stamford less than a year ago, incredibly directing the Blues to achievement in the Champions League and Super Cup.

Tuchel beat down Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola and Italy's Robert Mancini, and was given the honor by legendary Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

The 48-year-old was also recognized by UEFA in August, likewise being named men's manager of the year.

At Monday's virtual service in Zurich, Tuchel likewise saw Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy win the goalkeeping award.

In the mean time, individual Blues manager Emma Hayes won the ladies' manager award to make it a clean victory for the west Londoners.

After accepting the award, Tuchel said: "I enjoy the journey and I enjoy in the club. Right now, this is a good fit.

"The company on the journey is along these lines, so great. I'm thankful to have such help around me and to feel so great in such a serious club.

"We've lost a touch of ground to Manchester City in the league yet in some other competitions, we still follow our goals.

"We try to be simply the best form and compete on the highest level.

"I'm a huge admirer of Arsene Wenger's work so it's exciting to be here and to have this little talk."

On asserting victory like Hayes, the previous Mainz, Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain gaffer added: "No doubt, mind blowing.

"Huge congrats to Emma and all her staff, and every one of the women team.

"They're working really hard, obviously a we're in a serious club and I believe she's as glad for me.

"I think we try to contribute as much as possible.”

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