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Levi Colwill discusses Graham Potter’s transfer to Chelsea

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Levi Colwill has admitted he ‘can perceive’ why Chelsea selected to rent Graham Potter as their new head coach.

The 19-year-old defender joined Brighton & Hove Albion on mortgage from Chelsea on switch deadline day, changing into certainly one of Potter’s closing signings earlier than leaving for Stamford Bridge just a few weeks later.

The 47-year-old turned some of the sought-after managers within the English recreation throughout his three years on the Amex, and Chelsea wasted no time in approaching the previous Swansea boss after sacking Thomas Tuchel in September.

Colwill has recommended he understands Potter’s determination to commerce the south coast for west London, in addition to why Chelsea would select to place their religion in him to show their season round.

“It’s life, it’s soccer. If a participant will get a proposal from a workforce that’s additionally within the Champions League and Europe, they’re going to consider it,” stated Colwill.

“Clearly Graham took his alternative to take it, so I can’t actually say something about that. I simply want him properly.

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When requested in regards to the affect of his former supervisor, Colwill stated: “You may inform from stepping in on day one [that] he’s such an enormous individual to be round when it comes to the workforce. Everybody respects him for what he does, on and off the pitch.

“You possibly can inform that his ranges have been the best that they could possibly be, so I can perceive why Chelsea have gone for him.”

Colwill will now be turning his consideration in the direction of the remainder of the season with Brighton, with the purpose of securing a spot in Potter’s Chelsea squad when the defender returns to Stamford Bridge subsequent summer season.

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