Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has been slammed for making the bizarre decision of sacking Thomas Tuchel early this season despite spending over £275m on players.
Chelsea have suffered a poor start to the season and are seventh in the Premier League table after our opening 13 games.
“The problem for Graham Potter is that he’s at Chelsea,” Carragher told The Overlap.
“What I mean by this is that when we talk about Erik Ten Hag and Mikel Arteta coming in, getting time to embed his plans, and getting transfer windows to bring players out, the history of Chelsea tells you that this doesn’t happen.
“Will it happen with the new owner? That is hard to see when he got rid of a manager only a few weeks into the season, especially someone who had won the Champions League for the club.
“I always thought it was a bizarre decision to get rid of Thomas Tuchel.
“I’m delighted for Graham Potter, and to have an English manager in such a big job, but he’s never been in that position before, in terms of managing a huge club, and managing in the Champions League.
“He’s turned it around in the Champions League brilliantly and got them through to the next round.
“In his head, he is thinking that he has had a great start at Chelsea – but the last two or three games have gone the opposite way, and it almost feels like it has blown up in his face.
“You look at where Chelsea were last season – £275 million was spent on the squad this summer, and you can’t believe what you’re seeing.
“Their end product was so much worse [than last season] against Brighton and Arsenal, after spending that much money – it feels bizarre.”