The Blues confirm on their website that they had parted ways with German coach Thomas Tuchel, who guided Chelsea to Champions League glory in his first season.
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who was sanctioned by the UK last week, put Chelsea up for sale on March 2 following Russia's incursion into Ukraine.
Selling the football club or transferring players are not included on the list of permitted activities under a special licence that has scuppered Roman Abramovich’s plans to offload the London club.
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