Mauricio Pochettino happy with Chelsea’s performances despite languishing at 11th spot in Premier League

Chelsea have been below par this season despite all the money they’ve spent assembling a team capable of challenging on all fronts. With respect to Mauricio Pochettino, he’s been unable to inspire his billion-dollar team to perform incredibly this season, and it may only be a matter of time before he’s shown the door at the Bridge.

Despite the disappointments they’ve faced this season, the former PSG and Tottenham Hotspur manager believes they’re still on the right track and that he’s happy with how his players have performed so far this season, much to the shock and dismay of the fans and onlookers.

Pochettino directs Chelsea fan fury towards himself

Mauricio Pochettino took the Chelsea job, and he may now be wondering why he did, considering how particularly hard it has been for him. Taking the job meant he had access to several players as part of Chelsea’s incredible yet frugal spending spree since the 2022 takeover by Todd Boehly and his consortium. However, the relationship hasn’t worked out yet, and the former PSG manager should count himself lucky to still have the job.

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Despite the difficulty of the job and how bad Chelsea have been this season, Pochettino claims he’s happy with the team’s performance, and fans should direct any form of abuse to him, as he claims responsibility. “I think the performances have been very good; I’m so happy with the performances,” the Chelsea manager said. “If the fans want to listen, perfect. If not, what can I do? They’ll keep booing. But I’m giving my best to this team. Boo me, not the players. It’s fine,” he added.

The Blues have performed below par this season, winning only ten of the 26 Premier League games they’ve played this season. They’ve lost ten more and drawn six, which means they’re languishing 11th in the Premier League this season, behind Wolves, West Ham United, and Aston Villa.

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Chelsea in healthy financial situation despite lavish spending

Chelsea are arguably the biggest spenders, and they have been for a few seasons now ever since Todd Boehly took over. According to Sports Illustrated, the Blues’ spending on transfer and loan fees has exceeded £1 billion, which means they’ve spent more than any other club since the American business mogul bought the club.

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Out of that transfer threshold, Chelsea have given Brighton & Hove Albion over £200 million for the transfer of manager Graham Potter, midfielder Moises Caicedo, Marc Cucurella, and goalkeeper Robert Sanchez. Despite this spending, a source told Give Me Sport that Chelsea are not in any financial crisis, as opposed to what the media is reporting.

“We see in the media that Chelsea are struggling financially or will struggle if they don’t get European football,” the source, Jacob, revealed. “But those close to Chelsea have consistently indicated that the margins, financially speaking, are healthier than perhaps is suggested in the media,” he added.

He went further to suggest that much of Chelsea’s transfer movement in the next transfer window will depend on how many players they’re able to offload.


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