When Chelsea announced the sack of Graham Potter, there was an air of confusion and uncertainty about who would to take charge of the team at least in the immediate future and maybe until the end of the season.
Some reports have suggested that Todd Boehly and the decision-makers at the club are willing to be patient until the end of the season before hiring the next permanent manager.
Moments after the sack was announced, Chelsea confirmed that assistant Coach, Bruno Saltor Grau will step into the role as interim Manager.
Bruno Saltor was Potter’s assistant at Brighton and eventually at Chelsea.
Interestingly, he played and was captain of the Sea Gulls, where he spent seven years before his retirement in 2019.
Before he moved to England, the RB started his career with Espanyol and then was sent off to Gimnastic on loan, after a year, he joined Lleida and then to Almeria before he made his big break with Valencia before moving to Brighton and Hove Albion.
He retired at Brighton and was appointed as senior player development Coach at the club. Soon after he was working alongside Potter who had replaced Chris Hughton.
The 42 year-old joined the former Chelsea Boss along with four other assistants when Potter was named as Thomas Tuchel’s successor.
This Tuesday, he will debut in the dugout as first team Coach and take charge of the Premier League match against Liverpool.
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