REVEALED: What Chelsea players think about Mauricio Pochettino becoming Chelsea manager

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Former PSG and Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is set to become next Chelsea manager and according to The Telegraph, Chelsea players are excited to work under the Argentine manager.

The report adds: “Chelsea players are excited by the prospect of Mauricio Pochettino becoming the club’s next permanent head coach.

“Pochettino has emerged as the favourite to permanently succeed Graham Potter following a series of positive talks between the Argentine and Chelsea.

“Chelsea’s admiration of Pochettino is advancing with the club hoping to settle on their new man soon, following a process led by co-sporting directors Paul Winstanley and Laurence Stewart.

“The move towards Pochettino has been welcomed in the Chelsea dressing-room, with players said to be positive and excited about his possible appointment.

“Chelsea’s England players have international team-mates who have worked under Pochettino at Tottenham Hotspur and there is acknowledgement in the squad for his coaching skills, together with his reputation for being a good man-manager and motivator.

“The arrival of Pochettino would not be good news for all of Chelsea’s players, though, as the 51-year-old would back plans for a clear-out to cut the current 31-man squad down in time for the start of pre-season.”