Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has met up with Chelsea’s owners a couple of times recently, as things on the pitch continue to turn sour.
Pochettino will have a firm belief that he will be able to turn things around and start getting results soon but make no mistake, things are not good enough right now from a Chelsea perspective after the first six games of the season.
But as we know, at Chelsea things can be cut-throat for managers and the new owners have so far followed in the footsteps of the old owners by sacking managers when results are not going well.
But would they really contemplate sacking him after just six games? Not according to journalist Ben Jacobs, who has been writing in his latest exclusive and extensive Chelsea FC column for SPTC today.
He says that Pochettino has the full backing of the owners and he has met with one of them on a couple of occasions recently.
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Jacobs said: “The Chelsea boss has met a couple of times recently with Behdad Eghbali and has the backing of the owners. And the key difference between Pochettino and Graham Potter is that the latter was a bit more passive. He heard the owners out and largely towed the party line. There was a lack of authority, and some of Chelsea’s senior players sensed this as well.
“Pochettino, on the other hand, doesn’t just meet with the owners and hear them out. He educates them. The club’s senior leadership are swayed by his views and understand his explanations. It’s much more of a two-way relationship and there is freedom to challenge on both sides. So meeting the owners isn’t really anything dramatic. It’s really just a sign of a healthy dialogue.”