Pochettino makes key decision over Jackson and Armando Broja

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Mauricio Pochettino has admitted he’s happy with the trouble of having two young and promising strikers to choose from in his Chelsea side.

Both Nicolas Jackson and Armando Broja are available for the coach to pick from as they travel to face Vincent Kompany’s Burnley at the Turf Moore this Saturday.

Jackson has held the forward line for Chelsea for most of the campaign, until his suspension against Fulham, which gave Broja a chance to start. And Broja scored a goal against the Cottagers on Monday, which sort of puts Poch in a bit of a dilemma, but the Argentine is happy to have options.

“We already took the decision but they know,” Pochettino revealed on Friday.

“You will see tomorrow.”

He then added on Broja: “We know from the three months we have worked here that Armando has amazing potential. We knew before, but when work with a player you start to feel a player in training sessions and you can see the potential.

“Now it’s about how he recovers from his big injury and the long period he was out. He’s a very talented player, we trust in him, that’s why he played against Fulham and maybe tomorrow. Now he needs time because he needs to feel complete recovery. Not in his body, it is in his mind also. It was a problem with his knee, but sometimes it also affects your mind.

“His mood is very good, he is working really hard and I hope that he can improve in the next few weeks and that he can be the player that we trust.”