Pochettino has gone too far with latest comments on Chelsea fans – Talk Chelsea

Mauricio Pochettino continues to alienate Chelsea fans and push that disconnect even further apart, and the worst thing is, he just doesn’t seem to understand the damage it is doing.

If you want to make it as a Chelsea manager, you simply HAVE to have the majority of fans on side. Pochettino’s comments continue to push the majority of the fans away from him.

His latest comments I find patronising and disrespectful and actually, I was really quite annoyed to read them.

Telling Chelsea fans, the fans of the club you are managing, that they don’t understand football if they are criticising him, is quite simply an insult and a smack in the face.

I understand that he wants to stick up for himself and defend himself against the criticism. That’s fine, he has a right to do that. He will also be receiving abuse and over criticism by the usual suspects on social media, some of them I don’t even call proper fans.

But, when you manage a club like Chelsea, you simply have to expect and understand that you are going to get criticism if you are sat in 9th place in the league with 5 games left to play, it unfortunately goes hand in hand whether the problems are bigger than the coach or not (they are). And much of this criticism is going to come from level-headed fans, as I class myself, and from people who DO understand football. So to say these words is an insult to me, an insult to the majority of you on here who have also offered criticism to Pochettino this season, and an insult to match-going fans and not just those who he claims are ‘bored on social media.’

On suggestions that his coaching team’s training methods were the cause of the injury problems

“We know this business,” Pochettino said. “Too many people talk and try to blame someone and create bad feelings. I think after 15 years we have the knowledge and experience to deal with it. We are a group working with the performance area and medical staff – we decide together. We have arrived from…


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Author : Simon Phillips

Publish date : 2024-05-02 12:00:41

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