Graham Potter: Why I left Brighton for Chelsea

Graham Potter

Graham Potter

Graham Potter, the newly appointed manager of Chelsea, has penned an open letter, addressing his move to the English club.

His appointment comes after Chelsea sacked former manager, Thomas Tuchel.

In an open letter to Brighton fans at the weekend, Potter suggested that his decision to leave the south coast club for Chelsea was because he had to grasp a new opportunity in his career.

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The letter partly reads; “I bid farewell to a great club and one that will always mean so much to me and my family,” Potter’s letter read in part.

“I may not be able to persuade you all to forgive my departure, but I would at least like to take the chance to say thank you. All good clubs need great owners and great fans.

“Your personal stories of following the club of parents and grandparents who were fans helped me to understand what makes Albion special. I hope that you will understand that at this stage of my career, I felt I had to grasp a new opportunity.”

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