Who could replace Mauricio Pochettino after he left?

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Mauricio Pochettino has stunned Chelsea fans by leaving the club by mutual consent, two days after the end of his first season.
“Chelsea FC can confirm that the Club and Mauricio Pochettino have mutually agreed to part way,” a statement on Tuesday evening read.
The 38-year-old will be one of the favourites after taking Ipswich Town from League One to the Premier League in two seasons.
The German is available after leaving Bayern Munich.
The German boss guided Bayern Munich to a historic treble in 2020 and took charge of the national team from 2021-23.
The Brentford manager is highly regarded for instilling an attractive style of football, while also cementing the Bees as a fixture in the Premier League.
Kompany’s Burnley were relegated from the Premier League at the first time of asking, although they did put up a fight in the closing months.
Linked with Bayern Munich recently, the Blues could revisit their work on the Belgian this summer.


Within two days of his first season ending, Mauricio Pochettino shocked Chelsea supporters by resigning by mutual consent.

After a challenging start to life at Stamford Bridge, Pochettino appeared to have calmed the Blues down, leading the team to victory in his final five games of the season and European qualification.

The club and Mauricio Pochettino have mutually decided to part ways, Chelsea FC can confirm in a statement released on Tuesday night.

The search for Chelsea’s fourth permanent manager under the current ownership regime in London will now be led by sporting directors Laurence Stewart and Paul Winstanley, who had discussions with Pochettino after the season ended.

Assuming interim leadership were Bruno Saltor and Frank Lampard, the new manager will carry on the traditions of Thomas Tuchel, Graham Potter, and Pochettino, who had inked a two-year contract last summer.

He’s free. The Italian had an incredible impact while at Brighton, but his play declined in the second half of the season before he abruptly announced his departure from the Seagulls. Even before he left Brighton, De Zerbi was connected to AC Milan, Juventus, and Bayern Munich. Chelsea previously stole Potter and is admirers of Brighton’s model.

Having won the team’s second Champions League in 2022, he became a legend at Stamford Bridge before being fired a little over a year later by the new ownership group. The German has left Bayern Munich and is now available. Though it’s Chelsea, this would be absurd.

Admired across Europe, the Sporting manager has been linked to several elite teams this season, including Bayern Munich, Liverpool, and Barcelona. Chelsea supposedly had talks with the 39-year-old a few months ago, and he recently led Sporting to the Portuguese championship. Chelsea could convince him to reconsider his apparent commitment to Sporting.

Between 2021 and 2023, the German manager led Bayern Munich to a historic triple crown. He also managed the national team. However, after exiting the 2022 World Cup in the group stage after finishing third, his tenure was disappointing. After a 4-1 loss to Japan in September of last year, he was fired, and he recently declined a chance to rejoin Bayern.

After completely revamping Stuttgart, the 42-year-old German recently guided the team above Bayern Munich to a second-place Bundesliga result. Hoeness has become highly visible as a result.

Instilling an appealing football style and making the Brentford Bees a mainstay in the Premier League are two of the manager’s many accomplishments. Frank may seem like a good choice to put up with a lot of input and pressure from the owners and sporting directors Stewart and Winstanley because the team has prospered under their tight budget and, in particular, their contemporary structure.

A surprising contender when the Blues decided on Graham Potter’s long-term replacement last summer. Burnley, managed by Kompany, was demoted from the Premier League at the first attempt, despite a valiant effort in the final months. Recently linked to Bayern Munich, the Blues may pursue the Belgian again this summer.

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