OFFICIAL: Chelsea Fc Hires Graham Potter As New Head Coach

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Chelsea Football Club has officially hired Graham Potter as New Head Coach after the sacking of Thomas Tuchel on Tuesday.

Official Statement; 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 is one of the most exciting coaches in the game, starting his journey in Sweden before bringing his talents to the English game over the past four seasons.

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The 47-year-old is educated to degree level in disciplines beyond sport and has combined these experiences to forge a collaborative, forward-thinking approach while developing attacking and winning football.

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Meanwhile Brighton & Hove Albion Football also confirmed the deal with a statement on their official website.

Head coach Graham Potter is leaving the club after deciding to join Chelsea.

Also departing are his assistant Billy Reid, first-team coaches Bjorn Hamberg and Bruno, goalkeeping coach Ben Roberts and assistant head of recruitment Kyle Macaulay.

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Under-21 coach Andrew Crofts will take on the role of Albion’s interim head coach, supported by his assistant Shannon Ruth, set-play coach Nick Stanley, Adam Lallana and assistant goalkeeping coach Jack Stern. Chairman Tony Bloom said, β€œI am very disappointed that Graham will be leaving us.

He has done exceptionally well over the past three-and-a-bit seasons, he is an exceptional head coach and an exceptional person. He will be hugely missed at our football club.

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