New Chelsea manager Graham Potter is not among the most famous names in the profession, but his signing will cost the Londoners a lot of money. According to journalist Simon Stone, the former team of the specialist – Brighton will receive a penalty in the amount of 21 million pounds for the early termination of the contracts of Potter and his assistants.
Even more impressive is the amount that the specialist will earn in the next 5 years, for which his contract with the club from “Stamford Bridge” is. According to “Telegraph” information, it is about 60 million pounds. The publication adds that Potter’s opinion will be taken into account in the selection of the athletic director. The Chelsea board want to secure the services of a man for this position as soon as possible, so that he has enough time to prepare for the winter transfer window.
Graham Potter, 47, replaced Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel sacked after the loss to Dinamo Zagreb. In his career as a manager, the former left back has led the Swedish Östersund and Swansea, and since 2019 he has been in charge of Brighton. Under his leadership, the “seagulls” established themselves in the Premier League, and this season they have only one loss and occupy the 4th place in the provisional ranking.