Chelsea players taken unaware by Graham Potter’s sack and they have reacted to the sudden sack; What they said.
Chelsea players have said that they were taken by surprise the decision to sack Graham Potter and although they all saw it coming but no one expected it to be this fast also given the fact that they will play against Liverpool by tomorrow being Tuesday.
After yet another crushing defeat to Aston Villa, Chelsea board made the decision to sack Graham Potter finally.
The Telegraph says the players were caught unawares, they found out via the statement before calling their respective agents in a state of shock.
Chelsea’s sporting directors Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley were the driving forces behind the decision to part ways with Potter, with co-owners Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital supportive of the decision.
No immediate replacement is lined up, with Stewart and Winstanley now conducting the process to appoint the next manager.
For now, Bruno Saltor will take charge on a caretaker basis. The former Brighton defender had been part of Potter’s staff.