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Nigel Reo-Coker analyses Graham Potter's job at Chelsea FC.

"They are going to want instant success and I cannot see them giving him two or three years to win something for them to be happy," says Reo-Coker.


Nigel Reo-Coker analyses Graham Potter's 'under pressure' job at Chelsea FC. [GETTY]
Nigel Reo-Coker analyses Graham Potter's 'under pressure' job at Chelsea FC. [GETTY]

Ex-West Ham and Aston Villa central midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker is convinced Graham Potter's job at Chelsea is under threat despite their recent win over Bournemouth in the Premier League.


The west London Blues weren't in form before the Qatar 2022 World Cup as they failed to score in three consecutive matches before the mid-season break.


But following their return, they were able to thrash the Cherries 2-0 at Stamford Bridge, thanks to goals from Mason Mount and Kai Havertz.



However, Reo-Coker says he cannot see Chelsea giving Potter enough time to build a team with a better playing style.


"It was a massive win for Chelsea. It was must-win," Reo-Coker told BBC Radio 5 Live's Football Daily podcast.


"But even for me, I just don’t find Chelsea a great watch. When I look at what Graham Potter is doing there, I see what he is trying to build, but he had such a better team dynamic at Brighton than what I am seeing at Chelsea.



"I still don’t see a real togetherness. At times, they are just so individually based in how they are approaching the game. They leave themselves so vulnerable against better opposition.


"I think Graham Potter is under pressure. They [owners] are not here to build a football club because this isn’t their first business. They are about winning and making money.


"They are going to want instant success and I cannot see them giving him two or three years to win something for them to be happy."




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