‘You will would love to be in my position as Chelsea boss’ – Graham Potter tells Premier League manager

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Chelsea boss Graham Potter has reacted to Jurgen Klopp’s criticism of Chelsea’s spending by claiming most Premier League managers would love to be in his position as Chelsea boss.

“It’s normal,” said Potter.

“We’ve spent the money we’ve spent. The media aren’t going to let that go under the radar. All of football will be singing that song, that’s for sure. Everybody is entitled to their opinion. There’s free speech, which is good. I don’t worry about that.

“Envy isn’t a good quality to have. I’ve never been envious of anybody. I’ve tried to work and do the best I can in the circumstances I have.

“You’re best to compare to yourself rather than somebody else because you don’t know the context or the situation. I also understand that’s the world we’re in, and that’s fine by me.”

“Most managers would love to be in my position,” added Potter.

“It’s a fantastic football club, and a really exciting time. You should never really compare yourself to somebody else because you don’t know their circumstances. All you can do is try to improve yourself.

“Anybody that works here should be excited and grateful and happy, because it’s a fantastic football club.”