Richard Keys has urged Todd Boehly to sack Graham Potter and hire former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho as his replacement.
Chelsea’s struggles under Potter continued on Saturday as the Blues were beaten 1-0 by bottom of the league Southampton at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea have only won once in the Premier League in 2023 and Keys believes the experiment with Potter has failed miserably.
“Jose Mourinho is a former Chelsea manager who’s enormously popular with the crowd,” Keys told beIN SPORTS. “He’s the most successful individual the club has ever employed.
“I think Chelsea fans would react well to that. Todd Boehly is a populist so he will want to give the fans something to get excited about.
“The experiment with Graham Potter has failed miserably so that’s got to change. Boehly needs a get out of jail free card and that’s Jose Mourinho.
“Mourinho would be the most popular of appointments that Boehly could make right now and would buy him time in his project.”
Mourinho guided Chelsea to three Premier League titles across two spells at the club and is currently at Serie A side Roma.