After the 0-2 loss to Aston Villa, Chelsea officially confirmed the sacking of coach Graham Potter after just over 6 months of working together.
The 0-2 defeat against Aston Villa recently became the last straw that made the Chelsea board no longer trust coach Graham Potter. After a meeting between members of the Board of Directors, the Blues came to an agreement to fire the British strategist after just over 6 months of working together.
On the homepage, Chelsea confirmed this information. The Stamford Bridge team thanked coach Graham Potter after his dedication in the past time.
“Chelsea confirm the departure of coach Graham Potter. He helped Chelsea reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League and face Real Madrid. The club thanks Graham Potter for all his contributions, and wish him the best in the future. future.”
After coach Graham Potter was sacked, assistant Bruno Salto will temporarily lead Chelsea in the near future, first of all, against Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Coach Graham Potter has only led Chelsea since September last year, replacing Thomas Tuchel. Received a lot of expectations from the BLD, but the 47-year-old leader could not help The Blues get the desired results.
Chelsea is ranked 11th on the table and has almost no hope of competing for tickets to the European Cup. Before that, the Stamford Bridge team was eliminated early from the FA Cup and Carabao Cup.
The most likely target for Chelsea for the rest of the season is the Champions League. But everything is very difficult. The Blues face Real Madrid in the Quarterfinals, and are in the difficult bracket.