Mainz 05 boss Bo Svensson ‘on Brighton shortlist to interchange Graham Potter’ following the Englishman’s abrupt departure to Chelsea final week
- Brighton are looking for a Graham Potter substitute after he joined Chelsea
- Bo Svensson has accomplished a formidable job in Germany and is on the shortlist
- Tony Bloom is main the search alongside Paul Barber and David Weir
Potter, 47, joined Chelsea final week following Thomas Tuchel‘s shock sacking after the membership’s 1-0 defeat to Dynamo Zagreb.
Todd Boehly and Chelsea’s transfer to get the Brighton boss moved swiftly leaving the south coast membership little likelihood to get a substitute in instantly.
Bo Svensson is a part of a shortlist of names to interchange Graham Potter because the Brighton boss
Nonetheless, in response to The Athletic, a shortlist has been drawn up with the 43-year-old Dane Svensson on it alongside a bunch of different names.
Svensson has impressed at Mainz 05, main the membership to a lofty eighth place end within the Bundesliga final time period whereas they presently sit sixth after three wins of their opening six video games.
The search is being led by proprietor and chairman Tony Bloom alongside chief government Paul Barber and technical director David Weir.
Brighton are notable for his or her shrewd work inside a tough soccer market to navigate and it seems as if the membership are as soon as once more wanting additional afield to seek out their subsequent boss.
The Dane has impressed at Mainz 05 main the membership to an eighth positioned end final season within the Bundesliga
Alongside Svensson, different names embrace Norwegian aspect Bodo/Glimt’s Kjetil Knutsen in addition to Roberto De Zerbi, previously of Shakhtar Donetsk.
Knutson has impressed with Bodo/Glimt domestically and in Europe although he stays underneath contract with the Norwegian membership till 2024.
Italian Roberto De Zerbi had been in command of Shakhtar Donetsk though left earlier this 12 months owing to the current state of affairs stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Bodo/Glimt boss Kjetil Knutsen is one other title on Tony Bloom’s shortlist to interchange Potter
Along with a brand new supervisor, Brighton additionally want a brand new backroom crew after Potter took assistant Billy Reid, coaches Bjorn Hamberg, Bruno Saltor and Ben Roberts in addition to recruitment analyst Kyle Macaulay with him to Stamford Bridge.
Brighton face one other weekend with no sport following final week’s postponements after the primary Queen’s demise on Thursday.
Their sport towards Crystal Palace had already been postponed owing to rail strikes.
Liverpool’s journey to Chelsea and Manchester United’s dwelling conflict towards Leeds have additionally been postponed owing to police shortages.
Roberto De Zerbi is one other title on the Brighton shortlist to interchange new Chelsea boss Potter