Graham Potter Has Reached A Verbal Agreement With Chelsea To Become Their New Manager
The 47-year-old is expected to switch from Brighton to Chelsea and will continue discussions with Chelsea's new owners.
Potter's Amex Stadium contract reportedly included a release fee that new Chelsea owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali are believed to have met in exchange for Brighton allowing the Blues to speak with their manager.
The aspirational US owners of Chelsea are committed to putting a manager in place at Stamford Bridge for the long term.
The coach, who was born in Solihull, is anticipated to complete his Chelsea contract in time to take charge of Saturday's Premier League trip to Fulham.
Chelsea is rumored to have made initial contact with Mauricio Pochettino and Ruben Amorim, the manager of Sporting Lisbon, as well as considering Zinedine Zidane and even Brendan Rodgers of Leicester.
BREAKING: Chelsea appoint Graham Potter new coach
Graham Potter was appointed as Chelsea’s new manager on Thursday after leaving Brighton to replace the sacked Thomas Tuchel at Stamford Bridge.Potter has agreed a five-year contract to take charge of the Premier League club, who praised his “progressive football and innovative coaching”.The 47-year-old earned widespread admiration for his work at Brighton.He led Brighton to a ninth-place finish last season and took them up to fourth in the table this term, while dem...
How much Chelsea would lose for sacking Graham Potter
Manager Graham Potter’s sacking is set to cost Chelsea a massive amount of money.Chelsea announced their decision to sack Potter on Sunday night, after the team’s 2-0 home defeat to Aston Villa on Saturday.Potter, who arrived at Stamford Bridge in September, took charge of the Premier League giants for 31 games, winning 12, drawing 8, and losing 10.The Englishman signed a five-year deal that was worth £12 million per year.Therefore, the total cost of the contract wa...
Breaking: Chelsea fired Graham Potter
Graham Potter has been fired by Chelsea, the club has confirmed, following Saturday's defeat to Aston Villa.The club's official website has confirmed the news.“Chelsea FC has announced that Graham Potter has departed the club, according to a statement.“Graham has agreed to collaborate with the club to facilitate a smooth transition. In his time with the club, Graham has taken us to the quarterfinals of the Champions League, where we will face Real Madrid.Chelsea wou...
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