Despite defeating Brighton and Hove Albion in their Carabao Cup match, Chelsea isn’t benefiting from the loss of another key first-team player.
Pochettino definitely needs all of his best players to be healthy and on the field for his next six Premier League games since they include four London derbies and a match against Man City.
The manager was concerned about Ben Chilwell after Brighton’s victory, despite the fact that it is yet unclear how terrible he is.
He told reporters, “Yes, we need to assess tomorrow, but I think it’s [his] hamstring,” according to a report from Football365.
Pochettino need not be concerned as long as Todd Boehly realises and comprehends that there are other factors contributing to Chelsea’s current dismal run, one of which is their injury crisis.
The only problem would arise if the American started expecting a rapid reversal without considering the mitigating factors.
Not to be overlooked is the fact that Chelsea under Graham Potter were performing admirably at the time his services were terminated.
If the owner treats the Argentinian with the respect he deserves, only time will tell.