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Chelsea ‘in the process’ of striker lookup as Mauricio Pochettino admits system is ‘not easy’


Aug 20, 2023
Chelsea 'in the process' of striker search as Mauricio Pochettino admits process is 'not easy'


Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Chelsea are seeking to increase a striker to their squad this summer months.

The Blues have already concluded offers to indication Nicolas Jackson from Villarreal and Christopher Nkunku from RB Leipzig, but seem slender on the ground at current.

Pochettino has admitted that Chelsea are still looking for a forward


Pochettino has admitted that Chelsea are still wanting for a aheadCredit history: Getty
Nkunku is facing a spell on the sidelines due to injury


Nkunku is experiencing a spell on the sidelines due to personal injuryCredit rating: Getty

Nkunku and fellow attacker Armando Broja are currently on the sidelines with injuries and with Romelu Lukaku likely to head for the exit door this summertime, it signifies that Pochettino is brief of options in attack.

That absence of potency in entrance of goal was distinct to see during the 3-1 defeat to West Ham with midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka acquiring Chelsea’s target at the London Stadium.

With a lack of plans plainly a problem, Pochettino admitted to staying in the marketplace for reinforcements, but suggests that he will not know if they’re going to be ready to convey an individual in.

Speaking to talkSPORT, Pochettino mentioned: “It is a tough problem for the reason that we had two strikers in Nkunku and Broja but they are hurt.

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“It is not simple in this instant to find the correct profile. We are in the method, functioning to see if we can incorporate some gamers in this space.

“But it is a job that is not easy for the club. For confident, they are functioning definitely tough to insert some players.

“If it is not probable, we want to hold out until finally Nkunku and Broja will be ready and we have the assist of Mason [Burstow].

“I don’t assume the difficulty is that we require one more striker. The probabilities that we created, we want to be additional clinical.

Jackson has looked bright but is yet to find the net for Chelsea


Jackson has appeared dazzling but is nonetheless to locate the net for ChelseaCredit history: Getty

“It is not only the strikers that have to have to be scientific in front of purpose.”

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