Chelsea signings need time, says Graham Potter as poor run continues at West Ham

Chelsea players celebrate after Joao Felix scores against West Ham at the London Stadium in the Premier League in February 2023.
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Chelsea manager Graham Potter has said that the club's new signings will need time to settle in after the Blues' disappointing run of form continued with a 1-1 draw at West Ham on Saturday.

Two of the new players combined to score Chelsea's goal as Enzo Fernandez set up Joao Felix for the opener in the first half, but Potter's side were pegged back by an Emerson Palmieri equaliser.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.