Graham Potter understands questions over Chelsea future after defeat to Tottenham

Graham Potter acknowledged he “hasn’t carried out enough at Chelsea to have an extreme quantity of fantastic religion” as strain mounts on his place after Sunday’s 2-zero defeat at Tottenham Hotspur.

Second-half goals from Oliver Skipp and Harry Kane condemned Chelsea to their ninth Premier League defeat of the season, leaving them 14 factors off the best 4.

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Sources have informed ESPN that the membership’s owners, led by Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital, stay supportive of Potter however are aware of rising unrest contained in the membership’s fanbase.

That resolve may even be examined as a outcome of the prospect of qualifying for subsequent season’s Champions League continues to recede however Potter cited the troublesome spells Mikel Arteta and Jurgen Klopp endured at Arsenal and Liverpool respectively as examples the membership ought to adjust to.

“There’s always that question [over the owner’s loyalty], fully,” Potter acknowledged. “you may’t cease that question whereas the outcomes are like there are and that i settle for it. it is a component of the job. We have been talking earlier than the sport about watching [the Amazon documentary] All or Nothing and Arsenal. Two years into Mikel’s reign he is shut to getting the sack, of us wished him out and it is a disaster.

“clearly now, issues have modified a little bit bit. that is simply the methodology whereby it is. have a look at Jurgen’s state of affairs. He does not get outcomes and impulsively of us want him out. that is simply the character of soccer. I even have not carried out enough at this membership to have an extreme quantity of fantastic religion and that i additionally settle for that as properly.

“My job is to not fear an extreme quantity of about that. I understand the question and the place it comes from. I simply try and supplies consideration to the staff, hold supporting the gamers as a outcome of i actually like these gamers. they’re good lads, they ought to do greater, they ought to win however inside the imply time we’re struggling. that is my responsibility.”


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