Chelsea Struggles Continue Under Pochettino Amid Consideration of Joao Felix Return. As Chelsea navigates through turbulent waters, it’s become evident that the club’s fortunes are on a worrying decline. Despite the arrival of renowned manager Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea is still grappling to establish a consistent winning streak. And their persistent spending appears to be compounding their issues. Pochettino, regarded as one of the world’s top managers, took the reins from Frank Lampard. Who, despite being given two opportunities, failed to adapt to the challenges at Stamford Bridge.
Pochettino, however, seems to be a better fit for the managerial role, although it will undoubtedly take time for him to acclimate to his new surroundings. The club’s previous manager, Frank Lampard, is a legendary figure at Chelsea but was unable to find his footing during his tenure.
In a surprising turn of events, Pochettino is reportedly considering a move for a player who once played under Lampard and his predecessor, Graham Potter, at Stamford Bridge. According to sources, Chelsea is contemplating a bid to compete with Barcelona for the signature of Joao Felix. Who currently plies his trade at Atletico Madrid.
Chelsea and their ideas
Joao Felix had a loan stint with Chelsea during the second half of the previous season. While his time at Stamford Bridge wasn’t a disaster, it also fell short of being a resounding success. Given the significant financial investment made by the club. The Portuguese forward managed to score four goals before returning to Atletico Madrid at the end of the season.
With reported disagreements with Atletico Madrid’s manager, Diego Simeone, it’s almost certain that Felix will be seeking a new destination before the summer transfer window closes. However, his ultimate choice remains shrouded in uncertainty.
Both Barcelona and Chelsea present familiar environments for the talented player. Having previously ply his trade in both La Liga and the Premier League, Felix might find the European football scenario as the only distinguishing factor. While Barcelona is to compete in European competitions this season, Chelsea won’t be participating due to their recent performance.
Nonetheless, the prospect of playing under a new manager in London could be appealing to Felix. Additionally, with Chelsea’s recent acquisition of an outright striker, Felix might have the freedom to operate as a second striker or a false nine, a role that potentially better suits his style of play.
The question remains: where will Joao Felix call home this season? The football world awaits the next chapter in the promising youngster’s career.
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