chelsea avoid world record fee after graham potter sack

Chelsea avoid world-record fee after Graham Potter sack

Despite being fired by Chelsea just 7 months into his tenure, coach Graham Potter will not be sad when receiving a record-breaking compensation fee for his contract.

chelsea avoid world record fee after graham potter sack

According to Dailymail, Graham Potter will receive a compensation fee of up to £13 million from Chelsea after being sacked by the Stamford Bridge team a few days ago.

This is one of the highest compensation fees in history, higher than the £10 million that The Blues spent to sack coach Thomas Tuchel last September.

The highest compensation fee in Premier League history belongs to coach Antonio Conte. The coach pocketed £26.6 million when he left Chelsea in 2018. In second place is Jose Mourinho. “The Special One” received £19.6 million after being unilaterally terminated by Man Utd in 2019.

Chelsea has become a club that incurs astonishing management costs, having spent more than £50 million to sign contracts and then sacking both Thomas Tuchel and Graham Potter within 7 months. The Blues had to pay £22 million to release Graham Potter’s contract from Brighton after having spent £10 million to compensate for Thomas Tuchel’s contract earlier.

In addition to the £13 million contract compensation fee, Graham Potter also received £7 million in salary during his short tenure.

Chelsea’s unusual management spending will increase the need to sell a series of players this summer to comply with Premier League spending rules after the club announced a loss of £121 million for the 2021/22 season last week.

It is noteworthy that this figure does not include the £550 million spent on new players since chairman Todd Boehly took over last summer, which will force the Stamford Bridge team to significantly reduce their expenses in the future.

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