Tuchel extends PSG stay

Reuters

PSG has announced that German boss Thomas Tuchel has signed a contract extension to keep him with the Parisians till 2021. The German boss guided PSG to the league title this season.

A club statement said Tuchel "won over the players, staff and the club with his natural warmth, as well as his modern vision of football".

"I'm delighted to extend my contract and commitment to Paris Saint-Germain," Tuchel said.

"I'd like to thank the chairman and the whole club for their trust in me and my staff. This only reinforces my ambition to bring this team to the very top through hard work," he told the club website.

"I'm also very touched by the backing of our supporters, and I'm sure that the best is yet to come for our club."

Nasser al-Khelaifi, Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO, praised Tuchel's energy and modus operandi.

"For a year now, Thomas has been bringing fantastic energy to the daily life of the club, not only for the players, but for the whole of Paris Saint-Germain," the Qatari said.

"We are delighted to be able to rely on his qualities on a long-term basis."