Chelsea Talks With 51 y/o Supervisor Simply Started

Journalist Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Chelsea hadn’t even spoken to Mauricio Pochettino about changing into supervisor till final week.

What’s the newest on Mauricio Pochettino and Chelsea?

It has been a dramatic few days for the Premier League aspect because the seek for a brand new head coach actually begins to warmth up.

Certainly, within the week, it was reported that Luis Enrique is now not a favorite to take cost of the Blues. This was adopted up by reports that Julian Nagelsmann was additionally dropping out of the race.


Since then, it has emerged that former Tottenham Hotspur boss Pochettino is now being thought-about as a major candidate for the Chelsea job.

Nevertheless, when speaking about this on his YouTube channel, Romano revealed that these talks have solely simply begun.

He defined: “Pochettino was already in dialog with Chelsea board final summer time, once they determined to go for Graham Potter. It was Potter or Pochettino. Chelsea determined in just a few days [to hire Potter], however Pochettino was there and was actually appreciated.

“Now he is again within the listing after first contact made this week. So till final week, Pochettino by no means spoke to Chelsea. Now he’s within the listing and the dialog is there.”

Will Pochettino need to be part of Chelsea?

That is fascinating, as in some components of the media, Pochettino was seen as a favorite to come back in at Chelsea weeks in the past. For example, Gary Nevile instructed Sky Sports activities (by way of BBC Sport): “In the event that they appoint [Zinedine] Zidane, [Diego] Simeone, [Luis] Enrique, they’ll need one other £300m as a result of they will not like a few of the gamers they’ve signed.

“They should appoint a supervisor who’s going to inherit and just like the squad that they’ve acquired – I believe that man, as a result of numerous them are younger, is Pochettino.”

Nevertheless, regardless of all these rumours, it appears as if the Chelsea board hadn’t critically thought-about hiring the 51-year-old till not too long ago.

This may very well be as a result of their favourites Luis Enrique and Nagelsmann have been now not viable choices, and it does not essentially bode that effectively if they’re now attempting to rent their third-choice choice.


What’s extra, the membership have already opted in opposition to Pochettino up to now. As Romano defined, they seen Potter as the higher choice once they have been final appointing a brand new boss.

With that being the case, it stays unclear if the Argentine would even need to are available. It definitely sounds as if Chelsea have not at all times been completely satisfied even when they could now flip to him.