Pochettino’s rumoured replacement as manager of Chelsea revealed

Pochettino’s rumoured replacement as manager of Chelsea revealed
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Reports now indicate that Chelsea is considering the option of replacing Mauricio Pochettino as the manager of the club.

In a dramatic turn of events as the end of the 2023/2024 club football season gradually draws to a close, reports suggest that Chelsea Football Club owners are now reconsidering their decision to retain Mauricio Pochettino for the 2024/2025 season. Various news outlets have confirmed that the Argentine’s rumoured replacement has been identified.

Who will replace Mauricio Pochettino at Chelsea?

According to the Guardian UK, Chelsea owners are now considering signing Ipswich Town’s manager Kieran McKenna as the replacement of Mauricio Pochettino as the head coach of the club following his impressive work in securing a league promotion for Ipswich.

Who is Kieran McKenna of Ipswich Town?

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Kieran McKenna of Ipswich Town | Photo credit: Skysports

Ipswich Town’s manager, Kieren McKenna, has captured the attention of top clubs in Europe after he demonstrated exceptional leadership with the club in their 2023/2024 season campaign, guiding the team to swift promotion from the Championship.

The team suffered only six losses throughout the season, accumulated an impressive 96 points, and secured the second position, trailing only behind Leicester.

Ipswich Town’s promotion to the Premier League under McKenna’s unprecedented guidance has garnered attention as clubs such as Chelsea, Manchester United and Brighton all confirm to be showing interest in bringing him to their various club sides. 

Why does Chelsea want to sign Kieran McKenna?

Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino

It has been revealed that Mauricio Pochettino is yet to undergo his end-of-season review at Chelsea, and the owners are understood to be divided on whether he should keep his job.

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As a result, the Blues are drawing up contingency plans in case they do decide to swing the axe.

This is of no surprise following the initial comments made by Mauricio Pochettino about his relationship with the owners of the club.

With just one year left on his contract, it remains to be seen if Chelsea will follow up with their decision in the coming weeks to either sack or retain him.

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