Graham Potter won’t be sacked as Chelsea manager despite struggling in the Premier League.
The pressure is on for the former Brighton manager, who took over from Thomas Tuchel in September.
His side have won just two of their 13 league games since October, with only the Champions League to win.
Saturday’s 1–1 draw with West Ham left the Blues ninth in the standings, 10 points off the top four.
But according to The Athletic, Chelsea’s new board, led by Todd Bailey, will not sack Potter this season, even if the club miss out on qualifying for the Champions League next season. matter.
Stamford Bridge bosses are aware that Potter has come to the team with a number of new players during the season and believe it will take time to get the best out of them.
Also, Boley and the rest of the management recognize that Potter’s project is a long-term vision, giving Potter time to develop and shape the team as he wishes.
Mikel Arteta has been a credible figure during difficult times at Arsenal.
Chelsea are now envisioning a similar approach in West London, keeping Potter in charge for years instead of months.
The Blues have seven new signings in the squad that arrived in January, including record heavyweight Enzo Fernandez.
Chelsea’s bosses recognize that the two won’t get along right away, but keeping Potter on the job for a long period of time, even if it leaves fans frustrated now, will help boost future success. is the best strategy for
Fans were angry and booed at the London Stadium on Saturday, especially at Marc Cucurella’s performance.
Joe Cole even criticized Potter for not booing the referee when Chelsea denied a second-half penalty after a Thomas Soucek handball in the box.
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