Mauricio Pochettino highlights key problem in Chelsea squad and targets three new players in January window
Posted by  badge Boss on Dec 11, 2023 - 10:37PM
Mauricio Pochettino wants a new defender, central midfielder and striker (Picture: Getty)

has identified ’s lack of height as a key problem and is reportedly targeting three new players in the January window.

Chelsea, who have fallen to 12th in the Premier League after their 2-0 defeat at Everton last time out, have the second-smallest squad in the top flight.

Speaking after their latest loss, Chelsea boss Pochettino .

Chelsea have spent over £1 billion on players since Todd Boehly took over from Roman Abramovich in May 2022 but could be set to splash the cash again.

Pochettino wants three new players and is prioritising moves for a defender, a central midfielder and a striker, according to the .

One striker Chelsea have been linked with is Brentford star Ivan Toney, .

Meanwhile, .

Clinton Morrison, speaking after Chelsea lost 2-0 at Everton on Sunday, .

Marc Cucurella, Enzo Fernandez, Moises Caicedo, Conor Gallagher and Nicolas Jackson were particularly poor at Goodison Park, as was goalkeeper Djordje Petrovic .

Chelsea return to action on Saturday as they host Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge.

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