Chelsea draw up bizarre seven-name managerial shortlist to replace Mauricio Pochettino: report

Mauricio Pochettino has left Chelsea in May 2024, after falling out with the board at Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea are on the hunt for a new manager again after the club parted company with Mauricio Pochettino on Tuesday evening. 

Chelsea confirmed that the two parties had "mutually agreed to part ways" with Pochettino departing after just one season in charge at Stamford Bridge, during which he led them to a sixth-place finish following a strong end to the season. 

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Joe Mewis

For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include times on Leeds United and the England national team.