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Former Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is forced to leave England next month due to post-Brexit rules.

But a few months on and according to The Telegraph, Tuchel must now leave the country in December because he was sacked and not placed on gardening leave – unlike two members of his backroom staff Zsolt Low and Benjamin Weber.

When Tuchel took the reins at Stamford Bridge in January 2021, he arrived on a post-Brexit Governing Body Endorsement visa.

With the rules changed, Chelsea were forced to file a special application in order for Tuchel and his staff to be allowed into the country.

That has now expired due to him being out of work and though it was hoped a solution could be find, nothing materialised and Tuchel becomes the first high-profile foreign manager to be hit by the new visa laws in the United Kingdom.

Both Low and Weber are able to reside in England, while the other coach, Arno Michels, had no intention on staying on these shores.

Tuchel was said to be “happy and comfortable” in the UK and living in Surrey, where his two daughters were attending school.

Image: AlamyTuchel, who won the Champions League with Chelsea in Porto, has turned down a number of approaches for a swift return to management.

In the event that he took that job – or one in the Premier League, Tuchel would receive a new visa.