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Mauricio Pochettino reacts after Nicolas Jacksons suspension

Pochettino on Nicolas Jackson's suspension

Mauricio Pochettino reacts after Nicolas Jackson's suspension

24 September 2023 - 21:01

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has said that Nicolas Jackson needs to learn after picking up five yellow cards from the opening six Premier League games.

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  • The Senegal international joined the Blues from Villarreal with huge hype over the summer, but he has struggled to make a reasonable impact until now.

    Jackson has scored just one goal versus Luton. In the rest of the league games, he has missed big chances and has been yellow-carded in each of those.

    The striker picked up his fifth booking of the top-flight campaign on Sunday and he is now suspended for the visit of Fulham on Monday, October 2nd.

    Speaking after the 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa, Pochettino said that he spoke about it before the game and Jackson needs to show better discipline on the field.

    He said: "We were talking, we need to grow up like a team. Nico is young and is feeling the Premier League. Football is about winning but players when they are young need to learn."

    Written by Sri Aswin

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