#sports activities Chelsea fans SLAM Todd Boehly for ‘disrespectful’ club statement after unveiling Graham Potter
Chelsea fans SLAM Todd Boehly for ‘disrespectful’ club statement after unveiling Graham Potter as new head coach… as they declare the brand new proprietor made ‘digs’ at former boss Thomas Tuchel
- Chelsea introduced the appointment of Graham Potter as their new head coach
- However, fans criticised the statement from Blues proprietor Todd Boehly
- Many felt it was disrespectful to former boss Thomas Tuchel after his sacking
- They claimed the brand new proprietor was making ‘digs’ on the German coach
Chelsea fans have slammed proprietor Todd Boehly for the club’s statement asserting the appointment of Graham Potter as their new head coach, claiming that it was disrepectful in direction of Thomas Tuchel.
The former Brighton head coach was confirmed as the brand new Chelsea boss on Thursday.
Potter has signed a five-year deal and can take cost of Saturday’s journey to Fulham after agreeing to succeed German coach Tuchel.
Chelsea fans have slammed Todd Boehly for being disrespectful to Thomas Tuchel in his statement asserting the appointment of Graham Potter
Upon the appointment of Potter, Todd Boehly stated: ‘We are thrilled to bring Graham to Chelsea. He is a proven coach and an innovator in the Premier League who fits our vision for the Club.
‘Not only is he extremely talented on the pitch, he has skills and capabilities that extend beyond the pitch which will make Chelsea a more successful Club.
‘He has had a major impact at his previous Clubs and we look forward to his positive impact at Chelsea. We look forward to supporting him, his coaching team and the squad in realising their full potential in the coming months and years.’
However, fans claimed that Boehly’s statement was disrespectful to Thomas Tuchel.
Potter signed a five-year-deal at Stamford Bridge on Thursday after leaving Brighton
This follows reviews which have emerged claiming there have been issues behind the scenes, with Tuchel and Boehly not sharing the best relationship, whereas the German was additionally irritated at having a better position in transfers.
As a consequence, fans vented their frustration on social media, and sprung to the defence of Tuchel.
One quoted the statement and stated: ‘”Not only is he extremely talented on the pitch, he has skills and capabilities that extend beyond the pitch which will make Chelsea a more succesful club.” From Boehly’s quote in there lol, particular delicate photographs at Tuchel.’
Another added: ‘The means it’s worded. Indirectly mud-slinging on Tuchel. But we transfer on. Full help for the brand new coach.’
These ideas had been echoed by one other fan who stated: ‘Shading Tuchel. No disgrace how they went about this entire factor.’
Other fans throughout the Premier League shared the sentiment of Chelsea supporters and in addition criticised the statement.
One stated: ‘What a bizarre statement. Couple of digs at Tuchel in there I feel.’
An additional supporter added: ‘Wow they actually hammered residence that he (Potter) is a superb particular person off the pitch. Seems like a thinly veiled means of claiming we did not like working with the final man…’
A closing fan merely put: ‘The disrespect to Tuchel is unreal.’
Fans had been closely essential of Boehly’s statement and felt he was firing digs at Tuchel
Chelsea moved swiftly to land Potter after calling time on Tuchel’s reign on Wednesday morning.
Potter shortly emerged as Chelsea’s clear first alternative with former Tottenham supervisor Mauricio Pochettino among the many managers additionally thought-about.
The velocity at which the method moved, although, satisfied some at Brighton of that truth and that Potter had been in Chelsea’s sights for a while.
Potter impressed in talks with co-controlling homeowners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali on Wednesday having been given permission to speak to Chelsea earlier within the day after they agreed to pay his £15m launch clause.
And negotiations had been finalised on Thursday to make the 47 year-old the primary managerial appointment of Chelsea’s Todd Boehly-Clearlake Capital period.