Mauricio Pochettino to Chelsea latest: Positive talks, players’ stance, Todd Boehly boost

Chelsea’s search for their next manager appears to be nearing completion after several weeks of talks. Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has emerged as the number one candidate, with Julian Naglesmann dropping out of the running earlier this week.

The Argentine’s most successful period in management came at Chelsea’s London rivals Spurs, establishing the club as a regular Champions League team. In his last full season, Pochettino miraculously guided them to the Champions League final where they eventually lost to Liverpool and then he was sacked no less than six months later.

He has since worked at Paris Saint-Germain, where he secured his first silver in management. Pochettino has been out of work since last summer but could make a Premier League return at Stamford Bridge.

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Pochettino was previously interviewed after Thomas Tuchel was sacked for the Chelsea position, but co-controlling owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali opted for Graham Potter. However, his departure reopened the vacancy for Pochettino, saying so has rounded up the latest news linking him to the role at SW6.

positive conversations

Chelsea’s talks with Mauricio Pochettino about the vacant head coaching role have been positive, understands.

The Argentine has been unemployed since leaving Paris Saint-Germain last summer despite winning the French league title with the club the previous season. Pochettino, who managed Tottenham for over five years between 2014 and 2019, has been linked with numerous roles since leaving PSG but is said to be waiting for the right job.

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