This is what Thomas Tuchel wants – Chelsea legend says after the signing of Aubameyang and Zakaria

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Chelsea legend Pat Nevin has said that all Thomas Tuchel wants is a competitive squad.

After a summer spending spree of over £270m, Chelsea have a very competitive squad.

Nevin wrote in his column on the official club website: “What Thomas Tuchel clearly wants is competition in every single position if he can.”

On the Cucurella and Chilwell competition, he said: “Both Cucurella and Chilwell are brilliant going forward, just about as dangerous as any winger you care to mention, but in Thomas Tuchel’s eyes, you can’t stop or ease off whoever you are at Chelsea.”

On Chelsea’s squad to face Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League, he added that it would bring competition to Chelsea’s attack.

“Tonight’s team should be interesting and not just at left wing-back. Now that we have Denis Zakaria, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Wesley Fofana in the group as well after the new board’s generosity, it looks much more balanced, but also it will get harder to decide what the best starting 11 is.

“At some point in the future, we might see Aubameyang up top with Havertz and Sterling tucked in behind. Now that is a very strong-looking attack with plenty of goals in them.

“Then again, the idea of Conor Gallagher and Mason Mount as a duo behind a striker is hugely impressive too.”