The real reason why Chelsea won’t sack Mauricio Pochettino revealed
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 05
Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino is under huge pressure (Picture: Getty)

have been put off sacking their head coach amid concerns over breaking spending rules, according to reports.

The Argentine to replace him.

Pochettino arrived in west London this summer, tasked with turning the Blues’ fortunes around after an abysmal 12th-placed finish in the top-flight last term.

But the former Tottenham boss has been unable to make much of an impact with Chelsea sitting 11th in the table after 23 games played so far this season.

The pressure is mounting on Pochettino on Sunday and .

Pochettino as he fights to keep his job under co-owners Todd Boehly and Behdad Eghbali.

But according to the , sacking Pochettino is not that straightforward for the Chelsea hierarchy, who are worried about profit and sustainability rules (PSR).

Todd Boehly is worried about profit and sustainability rules (Picture: Getty)

Pochettino has around 18 months left on his contract and the decision to sack him and his backroom team would cost Chelsea over £10m.

Any pay-off agreed before June would count towards PSR with Chelsea already walking a financial tightrope having spent huge money on new players.

That means that Chelsea may decide to keep Pochettino until at least the end of the season despite increasing calls from Blues fans to sack their head coach.