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Two ways Potter will be an upgrade on Tuchel at Chelsea, according to former Premier League ace

Graham Potter has been backed to get the best out of Chelsea‘s attacking players and bring the squad together in a way that former manager Thomas Tuchel could not.

The 47-year-old recently left Brighton to take charge of Chelsea, in what will undoubtedly be a big challenge for him compared to what he’s faced in his career so far.

Still, former Manchester United midfielder Luke Chadwick is a big fan of Potter, and believes he could make more of the talented crop of attacking players that have struggled at Chelsea in recent times.

Speaking exclusively to CaughtOffside, Chadwick named Christian Pulisic, Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz as players who struggled to fulfil their potential under Tuchel, while he also suggested the German tactician might not have been as good at forming good connections and keeping his squad happy.

“Looking at the journey he’s been on, you can see he’s a really intelligent man, he can get the best out of his players, both on the pitch and as people. He builds a positive attitude of everyone working together and pulling together,” Chadwick said.

Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech haven’t been at their best for Chelsea

“I can imagine he’ll be a success at Chelsea, but the timing of it is still a bit of a shock after how much backing Tuchel had been given. Hopefully it wasn’t just a knee-jerk reaction from the owner to that defeat against Dinamo Zagreb.

“Going by reports in the press, it sounds like Tuchel didn’t have the best relationship with some players, and I think that’s where Potter is maybe a bit different – he puts a lot of emphasis on a good relationship with the players, and with them having a good relationship with each other.

“Potter’s teams play a lot of exciting, possession-based football, they get players in attacking positions and try to create chances.

“I’m sure Potter will be looking at gifted players like Pulisic, Ziyech, Havertz … they’re some of the best attacking players in the Premier…


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Author : Mark Brus

Publish date : 2022-09-14 13:55:35

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