Graham Potter took Ostersund from the 4th tier to the Swedish top flight, Allsvenskan. He started building a reputation for 'slick passing' football and won the Swedish Cup in 2017, his only major honor.
He then made headlines when his side beat Arsenal at the Emirates in the UEFA Europa League in 2018.
He established Swansea in the Championship after their relegation, just missing out on the playoffs. Caught the eye of Premier League clubs when he led Manchester City 2-0 in an FA Cup quarter-final, before closely losing 3-2.
Brighton had controversially sacked the now Ghanaian technical director Chris Hughton, Potter took over. He made astute signings of Leandro Trossard, Tariq Lamptey, and Adam Webster in 2019 and led them to the best Premier League points total.
He's since led them to a highest-ever finish of 9th & built one of the most exciting & attractive teams in the league.
He's beaten every top six teams, except Chelsea, and now he's set to become their manager. The rise of Graham Potter.
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