chelsea boss Graham Potter Despite his side’s bad results, he has the full support of the club hierarchy.

The Blues won only twice in 14 games in all competitions, and Premier LeagueBottom of Southampton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

The expensively put together side of Potter left the field full-time amid a chorus of rage and booing, and near the bunker some voices demanded that the former Brighton manager leave.

However, it appears that Potter retains the support of the owners with joint control. Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali ahead of the London derby at Tottenham on Sunday.

It appears that the focus remains on the long-term, with Boehly confirming a major transfer spend by January.

Saturday’s starting 11 featured five new entrants, with Noni Madueke, Enzo Fernandez and Joao Felix They showed promising moments in midfield, failing to produce the kind of connecting play that has been on display in recent weeks.

Mykhailo Mudryk While he offered little when he got off the bench in the second half, striker David Fofana didn’t seem to be the answer to the team’s goal-scoring concerns in his debut.

Chelsea have only scored one goal in their last five games and Felix led them in their 1-1 draw with West Ham on 11 February.

Speaking after the Southampton defeat, Potter called for the club’s new signings to be given time to settle in England.

“If you look at Enzo and Mudryk in Madueke, we’ve invested in some young players,” he said. “They didn’t play that many games. They are learning to play in the Premier League. We manage a very injured roster, we have players returning from injury.

“All this is true. But unfortunately, that’s not what people want to hear when you lose.

“I know my quality and I know what I’ve done in my career. But I also understand that you’re open to criticism when the results don’t go the way you want, and that’s fair.”