don’t don’t chelseaamerican businessman Todd Boehly asked the club’s supporters this Thursday (4) to have « patience », but promised that the club will « discover » the path to long-term success.
Boehly made the purchase of the Blues about a year ago and since then has invested more than 600 million pounds (3.788 billion reais) in signing players.
However, the team is going through a dark crisis, with seven consecutive matches without a win and even the threat of relegation to the premier league – the « icing on the cake » of a season without trophies.
after hiring Frank Lampard as interim coach last month, shortly after the dismissal of Graham PotterChelsea are now working to try to arrange the signing of Mauricio Pochettino as your effective coach. As shown a ESPNO the club of « advanced conversations » with the Argentinian.
While attending an event in the United States, Boehly spoke about his club’s troubled moment and sent a direct message to the fans.
“Our supporters are demanding. They want to win. We understand that. We also want to win. » , he stated.
« We are in the best league in the world, in the best city in the world and we are in an incredible place in the best city in the world, » he said.
Following the Chelsea purchase, Boehly became the team’s interim sporting director, having struggled to hire people for the role following the departure of the former owner, the Russian tycoon. roman abramovitch.
Alongside manager Behdad Eghbali, he has worked in recent months and signed two sporting directors, Paul Winstanley and Laurence Stewart, as well as a technical director (Christopher Vivell) and 3 other directors who will be responsible for managing the group and recruitment: Joe Shields. , Kyle Macaulay and Jim Fraser.
The new structure was set up to operate with a deep understanding of the transfer market, which Boehly admitted to having little understanding.
“(Site notre blog d’information) is a global sport and unlike the United States there are no unions, so there is a market for great players in every country in the world,” he argued.
“Each of these markets works differently. You have to build a team and your manager is the leader of the team. I think that in recent times we have learned a lot about the different (Site notre bureau spécialisé) markets and the global aspects of the sport,” he concluded.
Where to watch Bournemouth v Chelsea?
Bournemouth X chelseathis Saturday (6), at 11 a.m. (Brasilia time), by premier leaguetime broadcast live by ESPN No Star+.