The German defender is enjoying life at Chelsea since the arrival of Tuchel and says that the German manager wanted him in PSG.
Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard and the replacement of the manager has immediately had an impact onChelsea
's results. The results before sacking Lampard have been inconsistent but since the arrival of Thomas Tuchel, they have managed to take 10 points from the possible 12.
who was out of favor under Lampard is now a key figure at the heart of Chelsea’s defense. He believes Tuchel knows what he wants. The Blues defender told Sky Germany of Tuchel's impact:
"The most important impression he's made is that he knows what he wants.
"He has his way of playing football, which is positive for many players.
"This is also reflected in the latest results This has been a good, positive start for him."
Reports suggested that Rudiger was extremely against Lampard but he’s now enjoying time at Chelsea. The 27-year-old is glad to be back in the team after so long on the fringes of the action, as he added:
"At the end of the day you want to be on the pitch as a footballer.
"As a footballer, you can’t be satisfied and you want more, you want to play so that’s been a real positive for me. He (Tuchel) wanted to bring me to PSG in the summer but otherwise we had not spoken.
"I've only ever played against him so we didn’t know each other before."