Chelsea’s dismal run of form continued on Sunday when they fell to defeat away at London rivals Tottenham.
The pressure is continuing to build on boss Graham Potter, and Jamie O’Hara believes he is close to being sacked.
Both Oliver Skipp and Harry Kane scored to win 2-0 and inflict Chelsea’s ninth defeat of the season, as well as ensure they’ve still won just once in 2023.
As a result, former Spurs midfielder O’Hara told talkSPORT he believes Potter could be approaching the end of his tenure at the Blues.
“Chelsea are all over the place by the way, I mean they are so bad,” he said. “I said about a month ago they look like Brighton, they look soft.
“They’re worse than Brighton, Brighton are a way better team than this Chelsea side. I can’t believe how bad they are and I don’t know what they’re doing in terms of taking this club forward.
“Potter must be under huge pressure now, I can’t believe they’re still talking about him staying on at the football club because it hasn’t worked out.
“The players are not getting out of Potter what they should be getting out of it. I don’t think it’s far before he gets the sack.”
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When asked if Potter can survive their worrying form, O’Hara replied: “No, I don’t think he can. I think his time’s up, I really do.
“I think they’re going to get knocked out by Borussia Dortmund, they’ve got Leeds coming up and then they’ve got Dortmund.
“I think they lose against them and go out of the Champions League and I think he’s gonna get the sack.
“I just don’t think the are just having what he’s about. I just don’t think they like his tactics, I think it’s very pragmatic, it’s boring.
“They’re not exciting to watch and I just think he’s going to struggle to overcome this and Todd Boehly, in the end, you don’t spend £600million and then get a manager who doesn’t get results.”
Chelsea spent close to £300m in the January transfer window, but their new arrivals have had limited impact so far.
There are little signs of improvement as the campaign progresses, with the Blues closer to the relegation zone than the top four.
O’Hara added: “This team are just soft, they’ve got no fight, they’ve got no passion.
“The team looks like it’s just going to get beaten every week, and that’s unacceptable for me.”
Chelsea sit 10th in the Premier League table and next face a Leeds side fighting to stay up.
Their only chance of silverware this season comes in the Champions League, but they head into next week’s second leg against Dortmund 1-0 down.