Graham Potter has claimed in his pre-match press conference that his first month as Chelsea manager has been “a pleasure.”

The Englishman is currently preparing his side for the crucial Champions League match against AC Milan at the San Siro.

The Blues comfortably got the better of the Serie A champions last week at Stamford Bridge, beating them 3-0 to finally get their group stage up and running.

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Wesley Fofana opened the scoring for the Blues last week, although Potter has already confirmed he will not be present for the return fixture.

The French defender has been one of many new players Potter has had the pleasure of working with, with him only really knowing Marc Cucurella from his previous club.

However, the former Brighton manager has claimed the players have been brilliant in the month he has been the man in charge.

Potter loves Chelsea players

He said: “There’s not been much time on the training pitch, but you can learn in other ways. We’ve had to use meetings, videos, speak, explain and talk to try to understand where the players are at and how we can help them.

“I’ve found them [Chelsea players] really receptive and a it’s a pleasure to work with them.”

The opening few weeks of his tenure have been widely disturbed so far, with the international break taking way a lot of his first team players for a week.

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There was also the unprecedented situation of the Queen passing away. The circumstances surrounding her funeral ended up seeing the Blues have two games postponed.

Fans will so far be delighted with the start Potter has made at the club, following back-to-back 3-0 wins within the last week.

A result at the San Siro will all-but secure Chelsea’s place in the knockout stages of the competition, with two games still to go.

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