Mauricio Pochettino have been dealt a major blow following Chelsea's 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa. The Blues are now three games without a victory in the Premier League and currently sit 14th with just five points after six games.
Upon the final whistle at Stamford Bridge, the home support let out a chorus of boos and made sure that their feelings were known. With some tough fixtures on the horizon, Pochettino is under tremendous pressure to transform the west London outfit's fortunes before they locks horns with Arsenal next month.
So, with the 51-year-old will be working his players hard on the training pitches at Cobham in the coming days. However, a member of the Chelsea first-team coaching staff has already walked after just four months of working with Pochettino.
According to The Telegraph, Bruno Saltor has 'secretly' left Chelsea with the club paying out the remainder of the 42-year-old's contract. He arrived at Stamford Bridge last year when the Blues forked out £21million on Graham Potter his staff from Brighton.
The Telegraph add that Chelsea have decided against publicly communicating Bruno's departure. Just two more members of the team who joined the club from the Seagulls with Potter now remain – Ben Roberts, head of goalkeeping, and Kyle Macaulay, a data analyst.
Upon being named as interim Blues manager in April 2023, Bruno said: «Obviously, it's been a difficult 24 hours for all of us, for the staff, for the families and now we just have to deal with the situation.»
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