Chelsea risk points deduction with key decision, as mid-table mediocrity continues

COBHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 9: Head Coach Mauricio Pochettino of Chelsea during a press conference at Chelsea Training Ground on February 9, 2024 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Darren Walsh/Chelsea FC via Getty Images)
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Chelsea could risk taking a points deduction if they are to sneak into the European qualification spots before the end of the season, with one key factor dictating the club's decision making. 

Mauricio Pochettino has come under increasing pressure in recent weeks, with the 2-2 away draw at Brentford on Saturday seeing fans chanting for former boss Jose Mourinho while also goading their own manager as well.

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.