Danny Murphy has backed new Chelsea boss Graham Potter to turn into the primary English supervisor to win a serious trophy since Harry Redknapp.
The Blues sacked Thomas Tuchel on Wednesday morning with the membership’s new homeowners desirous to take Chelsea in a brand new route.
They usually wasted no time in transferring for Potter from Brighton with Chelsea confirming his appointment the very subsequent day.
Murphy is hoping that Potter might be a hit at Stamford Bridge however thinks his “greatest problem” might be “coping with the egos” of a few of Chelsea’s greatest gamers.
“My first response to Thomas Tuchel’s sacking at Chelsea was that it was too hasty – he’s an clever soccer supervisor who carried out himself properly, and gained the Champions League,” Murphy instructed the Every day Mail.
“However on reflection, if new proprietor Todd Boehly has a special imaginative and prescient on how he desires the membership to be run, greatest get the change executed rapidly.
“Based mostly on Boehly’s time with the Los Angeles Dodgers, stability might be essential to him. He’s had the identical supervisor in America for seven years and long-term contracts already given to the likes of Reece James signifies a long-term plan.
“So Graham Potter is aware of he has a correct likelihood and I’m delighted the job has gone to an English supervisor – one with broad horizons having additionally labored overseas.
“No English supervisor has gained a serious trophy since Harry Redknapp with Portsmouth in 2008, far too lengthy, however Potter has the teaching capacity and squad of gamers to finish that run and produce silverware to Stamford Bridge.
“Funnily sufficient, I feel transferring the tactical information he confirmed us at Brighton might be comparatively simple, and he has the humility and tranquility that may deliver some stability to Chelsea.
“The tough half might be coping with the egos of these star gamers who knock on his door and demand why they’re not within the workforce.
“It’ll be his greatest problem and one thing he should be taught rapidly. I do know from taking part in at Liverpool in comparison with golf equipment like Charlton and Fulham, the standing of the gamers could be so totally different. The supervisor wants to speak and have these robust conversations.
“Many of the Chelsea lads are internationals with loads of trophies on their CVs. It’ll be extra demanding explaining the state of affairs to them than it will have been with an sad participant at Ostersunds, Swansea or Brighton.
“On the coaching pitch, Potter might be effective — his Brighton workforce performed good soccer however his groups additionally confirmed a spread of their play depending on the opposition.”