Julian Nagelsmann, Mauricio Pochettino and the managers who could replace Graham Potter at Chelsea

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Graham Potter's reign as Chelsea manager has come to an end. Just over six months since he replaced Thomas Tuchel at the helm of the Premier League side, the ex-Brighton manager has been sacked.

The Stamford Bridge club decided enough was enough after they were beaten 2-0 by Aston Villa on home soil, leaving them sitting 11th in the Premier League table.

Despite the January signings of the likes of Enzo Fernandez, Mykhailo Mudryk and Joao Felix, the situation in west London did not improve under Potter.

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In the end, his team won just 12 of the 31 matches they played since Chelsea forked over £21.5 million ($26.3m) to take him away from Brighton.

Now the club's board must begin their search for a replacement for the 47-year-old, but who are the candidates to step into the hot seat?

GOAL runs through the options...