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Vultures circling over Pochettino

The vultures are beginning to circle over the head of Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Sunday’s defeat to Wolves in the Premier League was their tenth defeat of the season, and, for the first time in more than 30 years, they have conceded four goals or more in a single season on four occasions.

Well before the end of the match at Stamford Bridge a significant proportion of the crowd had begun to turn against the owners, with Pochettino, who was never popular among a certain sections of them because of his past Tottenham connection, a bell weather for their dissatisfaction.

They still have the League Cup final at the end of the month, but, lose that to Liverpool, and the club may yet again be on the search for a new figure in the dug-out.

Already a list of candidates to replace him has been drawn up which includes Xabi Alonso, Xavi, and even Jose Mourinho, some hoping that he would be tempted to return to the club for a third time.

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