Premier League outfit Brighton and Hove Albion manager Graham Potter made headlines on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, after Chelsea announced the sacking of Thomas Tuchel. Potter has been one of the most impressive tacticians in the English top-flight in the last couple of seasons, however, he is now touted to become the next Chelsea manager.

During his stay with Brighton, Potter has caused several upsets, the latest of which came on September 4, when his side hammered Leicester City 5-2. Many Premier League fans and pundits have been impressed by his approach to the game and if everything goes all right, Chelsea fans will be able to enjoy it every week.

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Who is Graham Potter?

Graham Potter is an English football manager as well as a former player, who currently manages Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League.

Potter was born on May 20, 1975, in Solihull, West Midlands, England. He became interested in football from a young age and began his career at Birmingham City. As a player, he went to Wycombe Wanderers on loan before playing for Stoke City and Southampton. He also represented England in the U-21 category in a European Championships qualifier against Moldova.

He went on to sign for West Brom in 1997, before joining York City in 2000. Potter left for Boston United in the 2003 summer transfer window. After a loan deal to Shrewsbury Town and a permanent move to Macclesfield Town, he decided to retire from playing.

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His coaching career began six years after retiring from playing professional football. He joined Swedish side Ostersund in the fourth tier of the country in December 2010. In the next seven years, he won the Svenska Cupen and two back-to-back promotions to the top division. He also led the team to their first-ever UEFA Europa League group stage by defeating the likes of Galatasaray in the qualifying round.

Potter joined Swansea City in June 2018 but stayed there for less than a year before joining Brighton. In his new club, Potter’s career began to take shape as he went on to defeat several Premier League big clubs in the next three seasons, including Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool.