Chelsea not contemplating letting Hakim Ziyech go in January – Thomas Tuchel

Thomas Tuchel has insisted Chelsea have “no thoughts” of letting Hakim Ziyech depart Stamford Bridge in January.

iyech has battled for normal motion ever since making the £35million swap from Ajax in 2020.

The 28-year-old has been linked with a mortgage deal within the January window, however Blues boss Tuchel has rejected the notion.


Thomas Tuchel, pictured, has shrugged his shoulders in shock at ideas Hakim Ziyech would depart Chelsea on mortgage in January (Owen Humphreys/PA)

“At the moment here in Cobham there are no thoughts about his future,” stated Tuchel.

“There are not any ideas a few potential change, swap deal or no matter within the winter. I’ve talked to no one about that right here in Cobham.

“Hakim was not in my workplace expressing a want like this so proper now, he’s a full member of the squad.

“He is a crucial man, a really proficient man, a really bold man, and he’s a full a part of our squad. He was final season, he’s this season and we anticipate the perfect of him on a regular basis.

“But it’s tough competition. I cannot let everybody play all the time 90 minutes, it’s simply impossible.”

Ziyech starred in Chelsea’s pre-season motion, scoring within the Blues’ penalty shoot-out win over Villarreal within the UEFA Tremendous Cup last.

However he playmaking ahead misplaced a number of time and momentum to a difficult shoulder damage and is just simply now working again to his finest.

And Tuchel believes the Morocco star’s scenario may be very merely defined.


Hakim Ziyech picked up an damage (Niall Carson/PA)

“It’s very easy. I said many times he was brilliant in pre-season,” stated Tuchel.

“He had an damage which was an enormous setback. He performed after the shoulder damage with ache and with big safety which stored him from being completely free, which is critical for his sport and actions and place and elegance of play.

“Now he’s stepped up within the final video games. We had some accidents and he took the prospect to have extra sport time.

“He was decisive, he assisted, he scored. It’s good.”