The American billionaire spoke candidly about their shock decision to axe the 49-year-old just seven days after the transfer window.
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Potter has become the early favourite for the Chelsea helmsman job, after the Blues sacked Thomas Tuchel Wednesday morning.
Tuchel stuck by Chelsea when the club’s existence was in doubt earlier this year, after former owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK government following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
A consortium led by American investor Boehly completed the takeover of the Blues last month.
It comes just three weeks into the ownership of Todd Boehly, who took over from Roman Abramovich in a £4.25billion deal after a long-running saga in which the Russian oligarch was sanctioned by the UK Government due to his close ties with Vladimir Putin.
The British Government and the Premier League have approved the £4.25 billion ($5.3 billion) takeover.
The Minister of Sports, Nadine Dorries, confirmed the development on the anticipated sale of Chelsea on Wednesday.
Having spent nearly three months under restrictions, Chelsea is on the brink of being able to operate normally with the government and Premier League approving the takeover by a consortium headed by Todd Boehly.
However, a key stumbling block remains as discussions between current owner Roman Abramovich and the UK government continue.
When Romelu Lukaku scored twice in the space of two minutes in the second half, it looked like Thomas Tuchel’s team had the match in the bag.
The English club was put up for sale before owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned for his alleged links to Russian President Vladimir Putin following the invasion of Ukraine.
His consortium was named as the preferred bidder to take over at Stamford Bridge by the Raine Group, the US bank overseeing the sale
The Sun reports Roman Abramovich has demanded the £1.6 billion he loaned to the club through an investment vehicle be repaid in full as part of the sale.
The Chicago Cubs owners and their partners opted not to submit a final bid for the Blues.
The Premier League side was officially put up for sale by the Russian on Tuesday, with the billionaire potentially set to face sanctions from the UK government following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Russian-Israeli billionaire Abramovich revealed his decision to sell Chelsea on Wednesday night after 19 years as owner.