The Daily Mail reports that the Chelsea owners have admitted they could have been mistaken in firing Thomas Tuchel as manager
The club’s new owners wanted to start a new era as soon as they could. But they now believe Graham Potter’s appointment as Tuchel’s replacement was a mistake. Following the 1-0 Champions League defeat against Dinamo Zagreb in September, the Blues abruptly sacked Tuchel.
The 49-year-old had led them to European triumph in 2021, thus this was a surprising choice. The German was fired because the Blues were struggling in the Premier League. However, it was still very early in the season, and at the time of his dismissal, they were sixth in the league rankings.
Later, Potter took over as the manager in lieu of the departing PSG executive, but the move was a colossal failure. Despite adding players like Mykhailo Mudryk and Enzo Fernandez in January, the English manager guided them to a string of unsuccessful performances.
After a 2-0 loss to Aston Villa last month, which sent them to the bottom half of the table, the club administration ultimately fired him. Although Frank Lampard has been appointed interim manager, the team’s performance has gotten worse.
In their six league games under Lampard, the Blues have only garnered four points. With Manchester City, Manchester United, and Newcastle United as their remaining opponents, Chelsea’s problems are certain to worsen.
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