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Major Chelsea boost: The Blues set to land former RB Leipzig man as technical director

Chelsea look set to appoint Christopher Vivell as their new technical director.

Chelsea’s search for a new technical director looks to be over with Christopher Vivell set to be appointed.

The Blues held talks with the German on Tuesday which was followed by his dismissal from RB Leipzig yesterday.

According to Fabrizio Romano, the talks between the two parties were positive and he is expected to arrive at Stamford Bridge.

RB Leipzig sack Vivell

RB Leipzig announced this afternoon that Christopher Vivell has been sacked.

The German club claim he was released from his position due to ‘differing views’.

It is unclear whether he was sacked due to the talks with Chelsea but this news does follow reports surrounding contacts earlier this week.

Chelsea set to appoint Vivell

Christopher Vivell will join them and take up that role at the club.

The German director had been with RB Leipzig since 2020 and has been responsible for transfers and scouting.

Previously, he was at RB Salzburg where he was responsible for signing Erling Haaland.

The Blues will be delighted to have finally captured an experienced technical director who has a strong track record.

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