Fans think they've worked out the exact date Mauricio Pochettino could be sacked by Chelsea
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Fans think they have worked out when Mauricio Pochettino could be sacked by Chelsea.
However, it has been a tough start for Pochettino at the Chelsea helm after collecting just five points from a possible 18 in their opening six matches.
After Sunday’s 1-0 defeat by Aston Villa, Chelsea are currently in 14th place, just one point above Everton.
Looking ahead to the next months, Chelsea are facing a tough period in which they will play Arsenal, Brentford, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Newcastle United, Brighton and Manchester United.
Ahead of these fixtures, fans have been speculating that Pochettino could get the sack if Chelsea’s poor form continues until they play United on December 6.
One said: “Who’s going to put the nail in the coffin for Poch’s final game? United do you have something for me?”
Another commented: “Some run that, lose to United and that could be curtains for Pochettino.”
A third fan added: “ Surely if they don’t get a result against United Pochettino is done, crucial crucial run for him.”
Speaking after the defeat by Villa, Pochettino said: “We need to grow up like a team, not only in an individual way.
“In this type of game, we are competing and want to win and football is about winning. But also players, when they are young, need to learn, and experience and make mistakes.”
He added: “That's why we feel disappointed as there are too many situations like this.”
Chelsea are back in action on Wednesday as they host Brighton in the third round of the EFL Cup at Stamford Bridge.
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