Today marked the beginning of an exciting era for Chelsea Football Club as they started their pre-season preparations under the new management of Mauricio Pochettino.
With the Argentine coach recently unveiled in the club’s blue colors, while also conducting his first interview, the anticipation surrounding the team’s upcoming campaign is at an all-time high.
Pochettino wasted no time in making his mark on the squad, ssanctioning some high-profile sales which included the departures of Kai Havertz, Mason Mount, N’Golo Kante, Mateo Kovacic, and Kalidou Koulibaly.
To bolster the team, Pochettino has made astute signings. Among the newcomers are Christopher Nkunku and Nicholas Jackson, both promising players and possess the potential to contribute to Chelsea’s success.
During the team’s first training session, key players such as Thiago Silva, Andrew Santos, Carney Chukwuemeka, Trevoh Chalobah, and Raheem Sterling were present, showing their commitment to the club’s new direction. The session focused on building chemistry and familiarizing the players with Pochettino’s tactical approach, emphasizing the importance of teamwork and individual growth.
Chelsea’s pre-season schedule includes three notable friendly matches against Brighton, Newcastle United, and Wrexham. These matches offer an opportunity for the players to impress the new coach.