Daily telegram reports that Chelsea have awarded Potter a £60m deal.
The former Brighton & Hove Albion manager has put pen to paper on a five-year contract worth £12 million a year.
This means Potter now earns more than Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Manchester United head coach Erik ten Hag.
Sun announced the salaries of each Premier League manager in April.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola leads the way with the Spaniard earning £19m a year.
The second is Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, with an income of £ 16 million a year.
Antonio Conte took over at Tottenham Hotspur last November and was offered a £15m-a-year contract. Potter is only behind the Italian in fourth place.
It may surprise some to learn that Leicester City’s Brendan Rodgers is fifth while the Northern Ireland international earns £10m a year.
Ten Hag is sixth with an annual income of £9 million and Arteta is seventh with an income of £8.3 million a year.
The rest of this list is as follows:
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl – £7m per year.
Everton manager Frank Lampard – £6m per year.
West Ham United manager David Moyes – £5m per year.
Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard – £5 million per year.
Crystal Palace coach Patrick Vieira – £4.5m per year.
Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch – £3.5m per year.
Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe – £3.5m per year.
Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Bruno Lage – £3m per year.
Brentford manager Thomas Frank – £1.5m per year.
New Chelsea manager Potter praised
Potter’s appointment as the new Chelsea manager did not go well with his colleagues.
Brentford manager Frank is delighted with the appointment and delighted that the England manager has been given the opportunity.
He said (via Chels HQ):
“I’m happy for Graham Potter when he gets the chance at a club like Chelsea. The easy choice would be Mauricio Pochettino or Zinedine Zidane – I’m delighted that a coach like Graham is recognized for his work. good that he did.”
Meanwhile, Bournemouth manager Gary O’Neil’s caretaker told reporters he understands the appointment, saying (via Football everyday):
“Watching Brighton all week, I can totally understand why Chelsea are interested in him, he’s done a fantastic job. The team is well trained, good possession and good possession. He’s clearly a top coach.”