Todd Boehly considered former Premier League manager before appointing Graham Potter

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Chelsea reportedly considered appointing former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino as replacement for Thomas Tuchel last summer.

The Athletic’s David Ornstein stated on the Football Daily podcast that the Blues considered Pochettino as Tuchel’s replacement.

However, the Blues eventually appointed Graham Potter as new manager on a six-year deal and intend to move forward with the English manager.

Pochettino impressed while in charge of Tottenham Hotspur, winning 160, drawing 60 and losing 73 of 293 games at the helm. He also led Tottenham Hotspur to the UEFA Champions League final in 2018.

He succeeded Tuchel as PSG boss in 2021 and won the French league and the Coupe de France during his time at the Parc des Princes.

However, he was sacked as PSG boss last summer following the Champions League exit at the round of 16 to eventual winners Real Madrid.