The Blues announced the appointment of former Brighton & Hove Albion boss Potter as manager on Thursday afternoon.
The Englishman has replaced Thomas Tuchel, who lost his job following Chelsea’s Champions League defeat to Dinamo Zagreb earlier this week.
How much are Chelsea paying Potter?
The Blues have given Potter a mammoth deal worth £60m.
Potter has signed a five-year deal worth a cool £12m-per-year, per Matt Law of the Daily Telegraph.
How does his Chelsea salary compare to other managers in the Premier League?
Some no longer work in England’s top tier but we’ve updated their list where applicable.
Potter is now the Premier League’s fourth highest-paid manager and earns more than Manchester United’s Erik ten Hag and Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta.
Thomas Frank | Brentford | £1.5m-per-year
Bruno Lage | Wolverhampton Wanderers | £3m-per-year
Eddie Howe | Newcastle United | £3.5m-per-year
Jesse Marsch | Leeds United | £3.5m-per-year
Patrick Vieira | Crystal Palace | £4.5m-per-year
Steven Gerrard | Aston Villa | £5m-per-year
David Moyes | West Ham | £5m-per-year
Frank Lampard | Everton | £6m-per-year
Ralph Hasenhuttl | Southampton | £7m-per-year
Mikel Arteta | Arsenal | £8.3m-per-year
Erik ten Hag | Manchester United | £9m-per-year
Brendan Rodgers | Leicester City | £10m-per-year
Graham Potter | Chelsea | £12m-per-year
Antonio Conte | Tottenham Hotspur | £15m-per-year
Jurgen Klopp | Liverpool | £16m-per-year
Pep Guardiola | Manchester City | £19m-per-year
What has Chelsea’s owner, Todd Boehly, said about Potter?
Boehly was ecstatic after Potter’s move from Brighton to Chelsea was confirmed.
“We are thrilled to bring Graham to Chelsea. He is a proven coach and an innovator in the Premier League who fits our vision for the Club,” he told Chelsea’s official website.
“Not only is he extremely talented on the pitch, he has skills and capabilities that extend beyond the pitch which will make Chelsea a more successful Club.
“He has had a major impact at his previous Clubs and we look forward to his positive impact at Chelsea. We look forward to supporting him, his coaching team and the squad in realising their full potential in the coming months and years.”