How Chelsea squad reacted to Mauricio Pochettino accepting to become Chelsea manager

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Mauricio Pochettino has agreed to become Chelsea’s permanent manager ahead of next season.

Pochettino will take charge of the club in the summer, allowing caretaker boss Frank Lampard to oversee Chelsea’s final three games of the season.

According to CBS Sports reporter Ben Jacobs, Chelsea players are excited by the imminent arrival of Pochettino.

Jacobs tweeted: “Several senior Chelsea players are excited by Pochettino’s imminent arrival. There is a belief amongst some key members of the squad that he’s not only the right appointment, but a safe choice.”