‘You have to stop’: Tuchel loses cool over queries on Russia war and Abramovich

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Thomas Tuchel urged reporters to stop asking him questions about the invasion of Ukraine and Roman Abramovich’s plan to pass the stewardship and care of Chelsea to the club’s charitable foundation.

Chelsea’s manager was holding a press conference before Wednesday’s FA Cup tie at Luton Town and lost his cool after being pressed one too many times for his thoughts on the war in Ukraine. Tuchel had faced several questions about Abramovich, who announced he was giving up the running of Chelsea after a call in parliament for him to face sanctions, and he snapped after being asked whether he hoped the club’s Russian owner could help to broker peace between Ukraine and Russia.

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Written by Jacob Steinberg
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/mar/01/thomas-tuchel-loses-cool-questions-russia-war-and-abramovich-chelsea under the title “‘You have to stop’: Tuchel loses cool over queries on Russia war and Abramovich”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.