As Chelsea loses the EFL Cup, the club looks at replacement for Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino is in trouble in losing his job as Chelsea looks at a potential replacement.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Chelsea plans on bringing in a replacement of Mauricio Pochettino as his time at Chelsea is almost up.
Chelsea plans on bringing in a replacement of Mauricio Pochettino as his time at Chelsea is almost up.
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Chelsea is in a crisis as a club due to potentially breaching Financial Fair Play rules and poor performances on the pitch. Chelsea suffered a loss in the EFL Cup final against Liverpool at Wembley Stadium yesterday. Chelsea has become the first English club to lose six straight domestic cup finals since 2019. They have lost three FA Cups and three EFL Cups. Chelsea is now considering moving on from Mauricio Pochettino soon if the results don't improve.

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Chelsea is 11th in the Premier League table with 35 points and is 9 points off Man United, who is in 6th place. Chelsea wants to qualify for Europe next season, and it could be very complicated now to make the Champions League. Aston Villa is 4th with 52 points, which is a 17-point gap from Chelsea. Chelsea is still in the FA Cup and will play the 5th round this Wednesday against Leeds United at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea will try to qualify for Europe by winning this season's FA Cup.

Sami Mokbel from the Daily Mail reports that there are significant doubts about Pochettino's future after the cup's final defeat to Liverpool. European qualification is set to be a determining factor in his future. Pochettino now faces a crucial run of matches to determine his long-term future at Stamford Bridge, with the club desperate to play in Europe next year.

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