Pochettino makes one admission after losing 4-2 to Wolves

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Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that there’s been a drop in quality in his Chelsea side lately, including from his end as manager of the club.

The Argentine made the admission when reacting to Chelsea’s 4-2 Premier League home defeat to Wolves on Sunday afternoon, which now leaves Chelsea struggling to keep up with the top four, after allowing a 15-point gap between them and fourth-placed Aston Villa.

Pochettino said (via football.london): “I think we are all not good enough. At the moment this is the reality. Myself, also. What we are showing today is we are not good enough. We didn’t manage the situation properly.

“No-one can be safe, no? I don’t want to come here and say I’m the best. At the moment, we are not matching the history of the club, that is true. We need to accept and be critical. We will not give up.

“I am a human. Of course it’s not nice situation. In football, you have to accept. With a club like Chelsea, with the expectation, you need to accept that. To be in this business, with this type of club, you need to be strong.”

Chelsea’s loss to Wolves comes off the back of a similar drubbing at the hands of Liverpool at Anfield on Wednesday.

A rampant Jurgen Klopp side put four goals past the Blues on that occasion.