Rangers rejected by Chelsea boss Graham Potter to replace under-fire manager Michael Beale

Former Chelsea boss Graham Potter has reportedly rejected an approach from Rangers to replace Michael Beale..

The Scottish side are rumored to be looking for a new manager after a slow start to the season.


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Beale under pressure at Rangers after slow start to season

Rangers have lost two of their four Scottish Premiership matches so far – including in the Old Firm derby against Celtic before the international break.

Meanwhile, the Ibrox side were also knocked out of the Champions League after being beaten 5-1 by PSV in the play-off second leg.

And according to The Sun, this has led to the Glasgow giants exploring their options.

It was said that Potter’s representatives had been approached by Rangers.

However, the former Brighton manager was not interested in the job offer.

Although the outlet claimed the 48-year-old was keen to return to management, it is believed he will take Eddie Howe’s approach.

It comes down to waiting for the right opportunity – in Howe’s case at Newcastle – instead of rushing.

The Sun insists Potter, who was fired by Chelsea in April after less than seven months in charge, wants to manage a team in the Champions League.

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Potter has been unemployed since being sacked by Chelsea in April

Reports said he was on the radar of French club Lyon after Manchester United legend Laurent Blanc was dismissed.

Lyon currently sit bottom of the Ligue 1 table after picking up just one point from their opening four matches.

But it seems that he has decided not to settle in France.

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