Kai Havertz says Chelsea players were ‘frustrated’ with Graham Potter sacking and admits new manager decision will make life easier
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 05
Havertz was denied a goal on Tuesday against Liverpool (Picture: Getty)

says the squad were ‘frustrated’ with ’s departure and urged the club to bring in his successor sooner rather than later.

Following Potter’s dismissal on Sunday night, was named the Blues’ interim boss as the club carry out their search for their third permanent manager of the season.

Saltor was in charge with the same old problems up front ensuring it was another frustrating night in west London.

Havertz, who saw his second half effort ruled out for handball, was quick to praise the interim boss and his staff for stepping in but insisted the players will find it ‘easier’ when a long-term solution in the dugout is found.

Despite reports suggesting Havertz also insisted there is frustration among the players with the club’s current predicament.

Speaking after Tuesday’s goalless draw, Havertz told Sky Sports: ‘First of all, I have to say it is really nice and we have to respect Bruno and the coaching staff for standing in front of the team when the manager got the sack.

‘The club has to respect those guys. But it is not our job to think about who is coming in, it is up to the owners to decide that.

Potter was dismissed on Sunday (Picture: Getty)

‘We have to do our job on the pitch but when you have a manager long term it is easier for us players.

‘It is not nice, we have to take responsibility for what is going on. We are at the front, everyone sees us. We are all very frustrated to see Graham go but we have to accept the situation.’

Chelsea have shortlisted a number of candidates for the role with Julian Nagelsmann thought to be high up on their list.

The 35-year-old was relieved of his duties at Bayern Munich at the end of March.

While it was thought his preference was originally to take a short break and wait until the summer before committing to a new project,


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