Chelsea manager, Graham Potter is in the process to set up it’s squad to become competitive in the coming days and rival it’s competitors. This is clearly seeing with the new owner Todd Boehly ready to cash in to bring any player who has the potential. During the transfer window, Chelsea spend £271.1 million smashing the premier league spending in a transfer window.
Chelsea however did not perform well after all that spending as they have won thrice, drawn once and lost twice in the premier league this season. Also in the Champions League, they lost to Dinamo Zagreb and drawn to RB Salzburg. As a Result of that poor performance, Boehly chose to fire Thomas Tuchel and within less three days Graham Potter, former Brighton head coach was brought in as the new Chelsea head coach.
However, Potter’s first game started with a draw against RB Salzburg in the Champions League. Graham Potter now has enough time to set up Chelsea squad. However here are some three ways that he should set up the squad if he wants to compete to teams like Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal.
1) Use 4-2-3-1 formation
This is a formation that is mostly used by Arteta and it has been working so efficiently in his squad. With the four man defence and two defensive midfielders, opponent strikers will have a hard time to surpuss them. The three attacking midfielders will supply the striker with balls as he will have the potential to create and finish chances.
2) Use 3-5-2
This is another formation that works very well. With this formation we usually have three defenders and five midfielders. The three central midfielders consist of a holding midfielder and two box-to-box midfielders. The two other players in the midfield line play broadly as wingers and can also get back to assist in the defense. The remaining two form the strikers.