Mauricio Pochettino does not want his club to sign Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix for next season.
Enrique Cerezo, president of Atletico Madrid, has stated that the Argentine manager of the Londoners is not depending on the player for next season.
“We have been informed that Poch does not count with Joao Felix for Chelsea,” Cerezo remarked (via Fabrizio Romano). He’ll come back here. We’ll see what happens. We don’t have anything planned.”
Cerezo went on to say that he obtained the information about 24 hours ago.
Joao Felix will most likely return to Los Colchoneros, where he will look for a new team to join. He might go on loan to another team or depart permanently.
Felix, on the other hand, does not intend to stay in Madrid. His relationship with Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has soured, and he no longer wishes to work with him.
To avoid him, the 23-year-old joined Chelsea on loan this summer. In a bad Chelsea team, he only scored four goals.
His skill was mesmerizing at times, but it wasn’t enough to persuade Pochettino to keep him.
With the arrival of Christopher Nkunku at the end of the season, there is no room for Felix in the Chelsea team.
Mauricio Pochettino doesn’t want Joao Felix at the Blues
Pochettino is already making key decisions at the club in the goal of putting this season behind them.
Mauricio Pochettino has requested that the club hire a defensive midfielder before his formal return on July 1.
The Blues are interested in signing Manuel Ugarte from Sporting CP. Pochettino admires Uruguay’s midfield enforcer.
Also, before addressing the most crucial aspect of their summer, Chelsea will try to recruit a new striker and goalkeeper.
Specifically, the Londoners must offload a large number of players this summer. They need to cut down their big squad to a manageable size.
Several players, including Mason Mount, Hakim Ziyech, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and Edouard Mendy, have previously left the club.