Mauricio Pochettino accused of turning Thiago Silva’s Chelsea career ‘into a complete nightmare’
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 01
Mauricio Pochettino is under scrutiny after Chelsea were hammered by Liverpool (PA)

has been accused of turning into a ‘bang-average player’ and stint at ’into a complete nightmare’.

Chelsea delivered a woeful performance on Wednesday evening as they were hammered 4-1 by Liverpool at Anfield.

The defeat has left Chelsea 10th in the Premier League, .

But talkSPORT radio host Adrian Durham believes Pochettino should now come under scrutiny for Chelsea’s poor season and feels the Argentine is responsible for the drop in performance level from several players.

‘They’re not a team and I think it’s time now after 22 games to shine a light on ,’ Durham told .

Thiago Silva’s career at Chelsea has been turned into ‘a complete nightmare’, says Adrian Durham (Getty)

‘He has a lot of love, people do say some positive things about him. There’s a lot of blaming of , the board, the signings and the recruitment etc.

‘However, on the pitch last night, were hopeless playing out from the back, getting embarrassed by Liverpool’s high press but keeping on doing it was ridiculous. No in-game management from Pochettino and he’s got a problem because they are a shambles. They looked lost last night, they were terrible.

‘He doesn’t know his best XI. He’s wasting ’s talent playing him as a false nine, he wasn’t even in the game last night. He’s turning Raheem Sterling into a bang-average Premier League player when we know he’s better than that.

‘His team can’t defend or cannot play away from home. His midfield changes game after game and he doesn’t have a clue about that midfield.

‘I’m looking at it last night, Enzo and Caicedo £200 million worth of midfielders there and they were totally ineffective. They lost 4-1 with those two in centre midfield.

‘Thiago Silva is the big one for me. Pochettino and this Chelsea side are turning his end of career into a complete nightmare, it’s ruining his legacy. I think questions now need to be asked of Pochettino and how he’s managing those players.’

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