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Thomas Tuchel doesn't want to be loved at Chelsea

Thomas Tuchel won't do anything to be loved at Chelsea.

The German coach has recently taken the reigns at Stamford Bridge from club legend Frank Lampard and admits that he is not afraid of upsetting the players if it makes the team successful.

Tuchel said: "Just because I'm trying hard to be kind to you guys [the media], does not mean that I am trying too hard and that everybody loves me in the dressing room because this simply does not exist.

"It is not necessary. But, in a moment where I am happy I can tell them also that I am happy with their attitude, their performance and the atmosphere in the dressing room. There is no harm in that, I don't hold it back then."

The former PSG manager revealed that he can be a "shouter" and feels that it is necessary at times to keep players on their toes.

Tuchel said: "Can I be a shouter? Yeah, of course, if it's absolutely necessary. But I can be totally emotional, and I can also totally be a shouter if I feel this is the minute to do it and to surprise. If you do it all the time then no one would listen because it becomes a habit, so everybody gets used to it.

"The goal is also to stay a little bit unpredictable, and most of the time to be reasonable because, for me, it is important we build a trust and relationship that we can rely on."

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