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OFFICIAL: Graham Potter Is Chelsea’s New Manager



OFFICIAL: Graham Potter Is Chelsea's New Manager

Chelsea Football Club has officially appointed Brighton’s head coach, Graham Potter as the new manager after sacking Thomas Tuchel.

As we reported earlier, Chelsea officially parted ways with Thomas Tuchel who spent a year and some months, winning three trophies including the Champions league.

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Following Tuchel sacking, a lot of managers were linked with Chelsea, however, the Blues made advanced contacts with Brighton & Hove Albion head coach, Graham Potter to replace the German gaffer.

Chelsea fans were waiting anxiously for the club to announce a replacement after sacking Tuchel, now they have their new manager and it is Graham Potter.

Announcing Potter as the new head coach in a club statement, read, “Chelsea Football Club is delighted to welcome Graham Potter as our new Head Coach, joining us on a five-year contract to bring his progressive football and innovative coaching to the Club.”

Potter has left fellow Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion to take charge and has signed a five-year deal with the 2021 Champions League winners.

The 47-year-old manager said he’s “incredibly proud and excited to represent Chelsea.”

Potter was a member of the Black Queens technical staff for the 2007 Women’s World Cup in China.

He was in charge of the team’s technical and tactical training, as well as match preparation and team selection.

Black Queens were eliminated from the tournament after the group stage, with no wins and 15 goals conceded.

Potter discussed his experience working with Ghana prior to the tournament.

“On the first night I arrived we had a blackout; I don’t think I have ever experienced darkness like it. PramPram is in the middle of nowhere an hour outside of Accra so it was a little disconcerting!,” Potter said as published by BBC.

Potter was a football development manager at Hull University at the time.

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He admitted that the team needed luck to make an impact in China.

Tuchel side lost in their first Champions League campaign opener against Dinamo Zagreb on Tuesday night and he lost his job on Wednesday morning.

The statement read, “On behalf of everyone at Chelsea FC, the Club would like to place on record its gratitude to Thomas and his staff for all their efforts during their time with the Club. Thomas will rightly have a place in Chelsea’s history after winning the Champions League, the Super Cup and Club World Cup in his time here.

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