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Moussa Diaby credits Tuchel with his rapid rise

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Bayern Leverkusen new signing, Moussa Diaby, has credited Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel with his development.

Moussa Diaby is enjoying his first days with German Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.

But the 20-year-old doesn’t forget where he came from and thanked his former Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel.

“Thomas Tuchel wanted me to stay. He promised me that I would develop well under him and that he would give me enough playing time,” he told Goal.

“Everything has finally arrived, even with many other young players too.”

“It was not enough for everyone to be a regular starter, but it has still been quite different under Unai Emery before,” he added.

“Tuchel believed in me from the beginning. Without him, I would never have made it to Leverkusen and the Bundesliga so fast.”

“I was and am enthusiastic about Tuchel. He is a very nice and friendly, but also extremely ambitious coach,” he commented.

“He obviously enjoys working with young players and making them better. He always approached the boys, every day.”

“I liked the way he led the team,” he added.

“He puts a lot of emphasis on technical training and has introduced great training exercises and teaching methods which have previously not been known in Paris.”

“That gave us a lot of fun and helped the club a lot in my opinion. He still wants to achieve a lot with PSG in all competitions, that’s for sure. I can only say good things about him,” Diaby concluded.