The approach to snap up Potter is expected to be made later today, Wednesday, after Tuchel was sacked this morning.
Sources, also, confirm that Chelsea are seeking out former Real Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane, to feel the Chelsea managerial hot seat.
Zidane is viewed as an ideal candidate haven won numerous trophies while at real Madrid, including multiple UEFA Champions League crowns.
Another Coach who has come on the radar of the Blues is the recently sacked Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) Manager, Mauricio Pochettino.
Pochettino won the French League title despite being shown the exit door.
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His experience in the English Premier League (EPL) will come in handy as well haven managed Tottenham Hotspur for years and guiding them to the UEFA Champions League in the past.
The club has promised to make an official statement only once they have secured a replacement for Thomas Tuchel.
Chelsea’s shock loss to Dinamo Zagreb in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) on Tuesday, was the catalyst for his exit.
That loss, coupled with other losses and draws, have culminated in the sack of the Frenchman.