Chelsea manager Graham Potter has been dismissed following their 2-0 loss to Aston Villa, which dropped them into the bottom half of the Premier League table.
“Chelsea FC has announced that Graham Potter has left the club,” the club said in a statement. Graham has committed to work with the Club to ensure a smooth transition. Graham has led the club to the quarter-finals of the Champions League, where we will play Real Madrid.
“Chelsea wishes to thank Graham for all of his efforts and contributions and wishes him the best in the future.” Interim Head Coach Bruno Saltor will take over the squad.”
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The statement added that Co-controlling owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali said, “On behalf of everyone at the club, we want to thank Graham sincerely for his contribution to Chelsea. We have the highest degree of respect for Graham as a coach and as a person. He has always conducted himself with professionalism and integrity and we are all disappointed in this outcome.
“Along with our incredible fans, we will all be getting behind Bruno and the team as we focus on the rest of the season.”
The club said they had 10 Premier League games remaining and a Champions League quarter final ahead and would put every effort and commitment into every one of those games so that they could end the season on a high.