Tuchel: No excuse from September 2

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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has admitted that some of his players are carried away with the transfer rumours.

Some Chelsea players are being linked with an exit from the club, and it’s expected that a few players may leave before transfer deadline.

Tuchel has however warned that there would be no excuse of lack of concentration from his players once the window is closed from September 2.

“They’re human, it’s a transfer window and they’re not only with us in Cobham,” Tuchel pointed out.

“Once they leave the building, they have their phones on and they will get calls and think about their future and their next step. There is a World Cup coming which everybody talks about and thinks about.

“I have accepted it is like this, and from the second of September there are no more excuses and no more distractions.

“We will have different leverage to push players and the commitment will have to be there 100 per cent. We will not accept 99, but the reality is in the last days of the transfer window you have to accept it, no matter what you wish for.”