The name of “Special One” Jose Mourinho, 61, is being touted as the next manager of embattled Chelsea.
After witnessing a devastating loss to Wolverhampton on Sunday, Chelsea fans are calling for Mourinho’s return, believing it is the best way to replace Mauricio Pochettino and calm the situation, according to the Express.
Chelsea lost 2-4 at home against Wolverhampton in the 23rd round of the league on Nov. 4. This is the second straight defeat for the Blues, who have dropped to 11th place with 31 points. Wolverhampton, on the other hand, moved up to 10th place. At this rate, Chelsea could fall short of the top six, which is held by Manchester United (38 points).
As Chelsea struggled, 안전놀이터 some fans at home reportedly chanted for Mourinho. Mourinho was recently fired from AS Roma and is a pariah.
Mourinho has a long history with Chelsea,
Having managed the Blues from 2004 to 2007 and again from 2013 to 2015. Mourinho has won the league title with Chelsea three times (2004-2005, 2005-2006, and 2014-2015) and has also lifted the FA Cup.
The publication believes that Mourinho’s third stint in charge of Chelsea could be the answer, and that bringing the team together could be successful in bringing the fans together. The publication then revealed a list of five players that Mourinho could bring back to the club to help bring back the Chelsea of old.
First on the list is defender Picayo Tomori (27, AC Milan). A former Chelsea youth product, Tomori was sold to AC Milan in 2021. Chelsea don’t have an option to sign Tomori, but Mourinho would definitely want a center back.
Chelsea have spent more than £300 million ($503.1 million) since the summer of 2022 on defensive reinforcements, but they’ve conceded eight goals in their last two games alone (four to Wolverhampton and four to Liverpool).
Next up is frontman Tammy Abraham (27, AS Roma).
Abraham has an option to rejoin Chelsea if they pay £69.5 million. Abraham is currently sidelined with a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but he is one of Mourinho’s favorite strikers.
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois (32, Real Madrid) has also been mentioned. Mourinho has been Chelsea’s first-choice goalkeeper since 2014, when he favored Courtois over Petr Cech.
Also included are fullback Ola Aina 바카라사이트 추천 (28, Nottingham Forest) and winger Willian (36, Fulham). Aina can add depth to a defense that has seen injuries to Reece James and Ben Chilwell. Willian is showing signs of resurgence at Fulham.