Incoming Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel can ESCAPE quarantine to attend matches and take training using a little-known exemption that allows him to join an elite sport bubble – despite UK government getting ready to tighten border controls and force new arrivals into hotel isolation
- Chelsea’s incoming boss will be able to join up with the team immediately
- Thomas Tuchel expected to be on the touchline on Wednesday vs Wolves
- Football Association to apply to the Government for a special exemption
- Rules allow ‘free agents’ to join elite sports bubbles on a case-by-case basis
Thomas Tuchel, who will be appointed imminently as the new Chelsea manager, will be able to avoid quarantine so he can take training and matches thanks to a special exemption in Covid rules governing elite sport.
Tuchel, who is travelling to the UK from Germany, is not currently in an elite spor