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Chelsea plan talks with new 44 y/o attacking supervisor alongside Maresca

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Chelsea are reportedly planning talks with one more supervisor after sacking Mauricio Pochettino, it has emerged, with Todd Boehly eyeing up a possible transfer.

Chelsea working by supervisor shortlist

It has been fairly the week for Chelsea followers. After ending the Premier League season with a fifth straight win towards Bournemouth, Mauricio Pochettino parted methods with the membership by alleged mutual consent following an end-of-season evaluation, earlier than Manchester United shocked the footballing world to raise the FA Cup towards heavy favourites Manchester Metropolis.

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The end result bumped Chelsea down from Europa League soccer to a pair of August fixtures to qualify for the UEFA Europa Convention League, Europe’s third-tier competitors received by West Ham in 2023 and set to be contested by Fiorentina and Olympiacos this time round.

All of the whereas, hypothesis has been flying as to who could arrive within the Chelsea sizzling seat come the brand new season, with the Boehly-led possession now on the lookout for their fourth everlasting supervisor of their two-year stint in control of the membership.

Chelsea managers underneath Todd Boehly

Thomas Tuchel

Graham Potter

Mauricio Pochettino

Bruno Saltor

Video games managed

7

31

51

1

Win %

43%

38.7%

53%

0%

Factors per recreation

1.43

1.42

1.78

1

The likes of Kieran McKenna, Jose Mourinho, Thomas Tuchel, Thomas Frank and Roberto De Zerbi have all been thought-about and discarded, whereas Leicester Metropolis’s Enzo Maresca has additionally held optimistic talks over the weekend and is now shut to a Stamford Bridge transfer. Nonetheless, a brand new candidate has emerged, and it might be probably the most weird one but.

Chelsea eager on Xavi

That comes courtesy of a report from Portugal, which claims that the Blues will maintain talks with former Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez to “consider the likelihood” of him turning into the brand new man within the dugout at Stamford Bridge.

It had been anticipated that Xavi would stay Barcelona boss after lastly making a U-turn in his resolution to go away the membership, a stance he had initially outlined halfway by the season.

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Nonetheless, in a shock twist, the membership then determined to sack the Spanish coach, and are on the verge of appointing Hansi Flick to the vacant Camp Nou position rather than the 44-year-old.

Xavi, who has a popularity for being an attacking coach, will surely match the factors for the brand new Chelsea boss, with the Blues house owners “decided to snare the subsequent huge factor in teaching and assist steer that eventual supervisor to the highest”, one thing that they deemed Pochettino unfit for.

But it surely appears an altogether unlikely transfer given the Spaniard’s current difficulties with the Barcelona board, for which he finally paid along with his job. The Blues could also be on the hunt for a extra calm presence within the Chelsea dugout who’s completely happy to work within the head coach reasonably than supervisor position, with Maresca seemingly the favorite to take cost because it stands.