Tug of war over Thomas Tuchel as Athletic Club join the raceMarch 28, 2018
Former Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel is a manager who is in high demand by a numerous clubs for this summer.
One of the teams that is said to be interested in the 44 year old is Athletic Club Bilbao, the team have been struggling in La Liga this season with the team currently in 13th place, current manager José Angel Ziganda has been under pressure since replacing Ernesto Valverde as manager in the summer. The biggest shock for Bilbao this season was in the Copa del Rey when they lost to third tier Formentera.
According to reports in Germany Tuchel has been linked with the Bayern Munich job where he would be taking over Jupp Heynckes , however according to the English press Tuchel is being linked with the Arsenal job as current manager Arsene Wenger is apparently under pressure with the team performing under par to what they are used to.
Thomas Tuchel isn’t the only manager being touted to take over at the San Mames in the summer current Leganés manager Aiser Garitano whose side are currently in 12th place in their second season in La Liga.
While there a number of reports of where Tuchel will be next season their is no confirmation on any deal as of yet, this will be a story to keep an eye on over the coming weeks and during the summer.