Chelsea star pinpoints exact moment when things clicked under Mauricio Pochettino, helping to revive their season

Moises Caicedo of Chelsea celebrates with Nicolas Jackson of Chelsea after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and AFC Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge on May 19, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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Chelsea enjoyed a strong finish to the Premier League season with five straight victories, despite the opening months under Mauricio Pochettino being far from plain sailing.

At the halfway stage, Chelsea had managed just seven wins in the league, drawing four and losing eight. The pressure was mounting under Pochettino, though the Argentine managed to turn things around - in the second half of the season, the Blues lost just three games and stormed to a spot in the Europa League

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Arthur Renard has been writing for FourFourTwo since 2013, when Ronald Koeman hosted him for a Readers interview in a small room in stadium De Kuip. Two years later Arthur moved to London, where he still lives and from where he covers English football, while he has also been travelling the world to cover events like the World Cup and Copa America.

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