Chelsea owner Todd Boehly reportedly singled out a big name Chelsea flop in a dressing rant with Chelsea players after Brighton defeat, Breaking Sport News reports.
Chelsea suffered a shock home defeat Brighton at Stamford Bridge as their disastrous Premier League run continues under interim manager, Frank Lampard.
After Dany Welbeck canceled out Gallagher’s early goal, Encisco fired a thunderbolt from outside the box into the top-left corner in the 69th minute to give the away side the lead.
The Blues went winless in three games under Frank Lampard as the Chelsea quagmire lingered after Graham Potter’s sack.
After the game, a furious Todd Boehly was caught in a footage in a row with Chelsea fans from the director’s box.
The American investor who has expended a whooping £600m to sign new players and beef up the squad, seems to have lost his cool after the defeat.
After the faceoff with Chelsea fans on the stands, Todd Boehly went straight to Chelsea dressing room to air his disappointment with the performance of the players.
According to the Sun, Todd Boehly spent an hour engaging Chelsea players in a bitter rant.
Making his feelings clear, Todd Boehly reportedly said the perfomance of the players in the Brighton defeat was “embarrassing.”
The Telegraph reports Todd Boehly went into the dressing room with co-owner Behdad Eghbali and board member Hansjorg.
The trio reportedly used 60 minutes to scold Chelsea players with furious Todd Boehly particularly tackling the players for a subpar delivery after Lampard had spoken to the squad.
The Guardian reports Todd Boehly particularly pointed out a big name flop in the squad that was signed for a heavy amount 12 months ago.
After assuming the reins as Chelsea new owner, Todd Boehly has sank in a whooping £600m into the squad but Chelsea have ended up battling in the bottom half on the Premier League table.
They are 11th on the Premier League table with 36 points 12 points away from relegation and 17 points away from top-four finish.
The Blues European hopes are now slimmer after a first-leg quarterfinal Champions League to Real Madrid in Spain.