“We have always had a bit of difficulty – there are now fewer Italians compared to the past – but we have still put together an excellent team.”
Tuchel recently spoke out on Emerson’s lack of game time, insisting that it’s for a lack of effort in training.
“I have another guy who I would love to mention in Emerson who suffers from bad decisions by me,” Tuchel said.
“He does not play but he is an amazing guy who trains at the highest level and he never lets the team down with his mentality. It was a super hard decision today to have him out of the squad, the same with Tammy [Abraham].
“It is like this, we have a strong group. The guys have to keep on fighting. There’s no other way.”