Graham Potter named new Chelsea manager


Surprise in England: Chelsea dismisses Potter before the quarterfinals against Madrid

Published:2/04/2023 - 21:20h

Updated:2/04/2023 - 21:20h

A few months after his arrival, Graham Potter has been dismissed as Chelsea manager ahead of the Champions League quarter-final against Real Madrid

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To fault of ten days to visit to the Real Madrid in the gone of the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, Chelsea has announced the dismissal of Graham Potter like trainer. The decision of the picture londinense arrives a day after the defeat of the 'blues' in front of the Aston Villa by 0-2 in the Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea, in spite of a historical investment between the market estival and wintry, has not achieved the regularity under the orders of Graham Potter, the one who although it achieved the classification to the quarter-finals of the maximum international competition, in the Premier League his team had suffered and was to 'years light' of the European places. The defeat in front of the Aston Villa was the drop that satisfied the glass.

The communiqué of Chelsea for destituir to Potter

In a communiqué published during the night of this Sunday, the entity londinense expressed, in concrete, that "Chelsea FC announced that Graham Potter has left the club. Graham has accepted to collaborate with the Club to facilitate a fluent transition. Chelsea wants to appreciate to Graham all his efforts and his contribution and wishes him the best for the future". While they achieve to a new trainer, Bruno Saltor will do charge of the team like interim trainer.

The co-owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali of Chelsea, in statements to the official means of the club, declared that "for all in the club, want to appreciate sincerely to Graham by his contribution to Chelsea. Have the highest degree of respect by Graham like trainer and like person. Always it has comported with professionalism and integrity and all are disappointed with this result".

Chelsea wants to recover in the Premier League

Chelsea, to fault of ten days for the end of season, occupies the eleventh position of the classification with 38 points. The intention is that they can recover in this last stretch of the course: Together with our incredible fanatical, all will support to Bruno and to the team while we focus us in the rest of the season. They remain us 10 parties of the Premier League and some quarter-finals of the Champions League by in front. We will put all our effort and commitment in each one of these parties so that we can finish the season in style".

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