Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino gets huge boost ahead of Brighton game

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Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has received a big boost ahead of our next pre-season match against Brighton in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Chelsea right-back Reece James was spotted on his way to the USA to join the squad in the pre-season tour.

Meanwhile, Christopher Nkunku has revealed playing as a centre-forward is his favourite position after scoring on a Chelsea debut in the 5-0 victory over Wrexham.

“This [centre-forward] is my position,” said Nkunku confidently when asked about his preferred role. “I like to play this position to be free to move to get into space. This is my position and I’m very happy.”