It’s 20 years since the biggest thing ever to happen in the Chelsea boardroom – the Abramovich takeover. A subject well worth a column from Barney Ronay.
It’s an interesting selection from Pochettino. He gives Mykhailo Mudryk a start for the first time, preferring him to Cole Palmer. So far in his time at Chelsea, Mudryk has been all pace and no trousers. Maybe this is a sign that Poch is expecting to play on the counter.
He is short of options in midfield as Moises Caicedo is unfit, which means…