Former Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is a great admirer of Chelsea midfelder Mason Mount, according to reports.
As per reports, Pochettino is tipped to become the next permanent manager at Stanford Bridge. The Daily Mail reported yesterday that Chelsea have had a discussion with the Argentine and he’s expected to become the next boss.
Pochettino also picks up his favourite his favourite player at Stanford Bridge. He is great admirer of English midfielder Mason Mount.
The Telegraph reported, Pochettino is a big fan of Mount’s exploits in the middle of the pitch. But the 24-year-old will miss the rest of the season due to pelvic injury.
However, there’s been lot of speculation about Mount’s future in recent months with his current contract expiring in 2024. He might leave the club in the summer transfer window.
90mins claims now that Pochettino’s arrival at Stanford Bridge could play an important factor in Mount’s contract extension. The Argentine will be controversial appointment at Stanford Bridge. Chelsea have already sacked two managers this season and co-owner Todd Boehly looks like a man with no patience.
Chelsea’s new heirarchy has already brought large chunk of players in both the transfer windows this season, but team is yet to find their winning momentum. The Blues are currently sitting at 11th position in the Premier League Table and knocked out of Champions League by Spanish Giants Real Madrid last week.
If appointed, Pochettino will like to end the season on a high note for Chelsea.
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