OFFICIAL: Chelsea FC Unveil The 10th Coach In 10 Years
Chelsea FC has officially confirmed the appointment of the club’s 10th coach, Graham Potter, in 10 years following the sacking of Thomas Tuchel.
Following the sacking of Thomas Tuchel on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, Chelsea has officially confirmed the appointment of Graham Potter as the head coach of the blues.
Graham Potter joins the exclusive list of elite coaches that have taken charge of the pride of London. The list consists of Carlo Ancelotti, André Villas-Boas, Roberto Di Matteo, José Mourinho, Guus Hiddink, Antonio Conte, Maurizio Sarri, Frank Lampard and Thomas Tuchel.
An official statement released by the club stated:
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.
Graham Potter also opened up on joining Chelsea, he revealed:
I am incredibly proud and excited to represent Chelsea FC, this fantastic football club. I am very excited to partner with Chelsea’s new ownership group and look forward to meeting and working with the exciting group of players and to develop a team and culture that our amazing fans can be proud of.
I would also like to place my sincere thanks to Brighton & Hove Albion for allowing me this opportunity and in particular Tony Bloom and all the players, staff and supporters for their continued support during my time at the club.’