Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino 'on brink of axe' after Sheffield United draw: report

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino looks dejected during his side's FA Cup match against Leicester City in March 2024.
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Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino is under scrutiny again after the Blues threw away two points in a disappointing draw away to the Premier League's bottom club Sheffield United on Sunday.

The thrilling 4-3 win over Manchester United in midweek had seemed something of a turning point for Chelsea, although the Blues were also minutes away from losing that fixture, and this time a late goal went against the west London club.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.