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OFFICIAL: Chelsea announce new arrival at the club

According to reports, Chelsea will announce the arrival of Christopher Vivell as the club’s new technical director this week.

Chelsea have officially announced the arrival of Christopher Vivell as the new technical director of the club.

The 36-year-ols recently left his role at RB Leipzig where he is responsible for recruitment and scouting across all age groups.

Following his appointment, Vivell said: “Chelsea are building the most exciting project in global football and I’m extremely proud to be joining the club. There is so much potential for the club to continue to succeed, develop and grow.

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“Under the new ownership, Graham Potter and the broader sporting team, there is a clear and sustainable philosophy underpinned by performance analysis, data and innovation, and I am looking forward to playing a part in that.”

Todd Boehly, Chelsea chairman, and Behdad Eghbali, co-controlling owner, said: “We are delighted that Christopher is taking up this important leadership role at the club.

“His work in Germany and Austria speaks for itself. We are confident he will continue on his impressive trajectory here at Chelsea. He will provide important support to Graham and the ownership group and play a vital part in advancing our overall vision for the club.”

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