Chelsea’s incredible obsession: 11 from Brighton signed in 17 months


He Brighton It has become an obsession with him. Chelsea, who in 17 months replaced up to 11 members of the ‘Seagulls’ club, whether they were players, coaches or other officials of the entity. In what has been a really difficult season for the ‘blues’, Brighton’s home signing has not stood in their way, with the said team now 7th in the Premier table, Chelsea be 10th, 22 points behind the leader Liverpool.



Graham Potter and his assistants, in 2022

Let’s go to the parts. After being dismissed Thomas Tuchel, he Chelsea brought him to Brighton on September 8, 2022 to his then coach, Graham Potter, as well as his assistants Billy Reid, Björn Hamberg. Bruno Saltor and Ben Roberts (goalkeeping coach). The Stamford Bridge club had to pay Brighton 18.7 million euros for Potter and between 6.4 and 7.7 for his assistants. Potter’s Chelsea adventure ended on April 2, 2023. His replacement, Frank Lampard.

Robert Sánchez signed the best stop in the Premier of the month of September



Caicedo, Robert Sánchez and Cucurella

As for the players, Chelsea signed 3 players from Brighton in these 17 months: the Cartagena goalkeeper Robert Sánchez (28.7 million euros), the Alella full-back Marc Cucurella (65.3) and the Ecuadorian midfielder Moisés Caicedo (116 after winning the battle. against Liverpool to strengthen themselves in the middle).

Sam Jewell, Chelsea's sporting director


Department of migration

Sam Jewell, the last one for now

Chelsea’s sports management area is also full of former Brighton players: Kyle McCauley (chief analyst), Paul Winstanley (now Chelsea’s sporting director) and the latest arrival, confirmed on Tuesday, Sam Jewell (pictured ), until now head of transfers for the ‘Seagulls’ club, discovered Caicedo and Alexis Mac Allister.

Source: La Verdad


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