It would also effectively end Chelsea’s pursuit of Declan Rice, who has long been admired at Stamford Bridge.
Speaking after the Blues’ 2-0 win over Arsenal on Sunday, Tuchel opened up an opportunity for more signings.
He admitted that Chelsea “doesn’t have the biggest squad,” noting that his side are open to adding more reinforcements to their squad.
“I am very happy with our squad and the alternatives we have,” he said.
“It’s not a very big team, we missed Christian Pulisic today and that means everyone else was in the team.