According to a report from Sport Italia It was revealed that talks began on Saturday morning.
Potter has been appointed by the Blues as boss this week. After they surprisingly fired Thomas Tuchel. The final straw was a 1-0 defeat to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League UFABET.
The Seagulls must find a replacement for Potter and have questioned De Zerby’s availability.
De Zerby is famous as a Sassuolo manager with a 4-3-3 style that focuses on attacking games. And then took a job with Shakhtar Donetsk to gain experience in the Champions League.
However, things turned upside down in February. When Russia opened the war to invade Ukraine causing all sports to come to a halt.
Despite the opportunity to leave earlier, De Zerby insisted on staying in Kiev. until all his players have successfully evacuated.
He is now a free agent. And has been linked with Serie A side Bologna as well. But he was reportedly turned down because of his great respect for the sack Sinisa Mihajlovic.
The 43-year-old coached Shakhtar for just 30 games last season before being forced to retire because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. causing him to move back to Italy and have been unemployed ever since.