“He has come in with new ideas, new plans. He is always coming over to the group in training, it’s really good. Everybody understands, and everybody knows what his job is, and it works.
“He loves to laugh, but always wants us to work hard. Then we can have fun, but when there has to be work then it has to be serious. Sometimes he likes to joke, but sometimes he’s serious.”
Chelsea lost 1-0 to Porto in Seville on Tuesday, only their second defeat in 18 games under Tuchel, but still qualified to meet Real Madrid in the last four thanks to a 2-0 first leg win.
Today at Wembley they have the chance to deny Pep Guardiola’s all conquering City their chance of the quadruple.