EPL: Tuchel clashes with Chelsea players ahead of FA Cup final

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel has irritated his players by dragging them into training on what was supposed to be their day off, the UK Sun reports.

Tuchel is looking for ways to arrest the team’s recent slump, with the FA Cup final against Liverpool to come this weekend.

It is understood players were unhappy at being called in on Sunday, as they are exhausted following a campaign which has seen them play 59 games in all competitions so far.

Defender Marcos Alonso also feels he was made a scapegoat in the Wolves game and believes he was having his effort questioned by being substituted at half-time.

The players are beginning to think their chances of fighting for the Premier League title next season are in jeopardy, because of the imminent exits of leaders such as Cesar Azpilicueta and Antonio Rudiger.

Chelsea is currently third in the Premier League table, but their recent form means that they are in danger of letting that spot slip. They are just one point ahead of Arsenal and five ahead of Tottenham.

The Blues travel to relegation-threatened Leeds on Wednesday evening, before they have the chance to lift silverware in Saturday’s cup final at Wembley.

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