Mauricio Pochettino has praised Roy Hodgson as an “unbelievable” coach and expressed confidence that the under-pressure supervisor will obtain success at Crystal Palace.
Pochettino’s Chelsea facet are set to face Palace at Selhurst Park on Monday night time, with the Eagles enduring a tricky spell underneath Hodgson, having solely gained twice of their final 14 matches.
The Argentine supervisor stated throughout his newest press convention: “Roy is my buddy. I like him — he’s an unbelievable coach. I feel he’s working rather well. There’s at all times strain in soccer once you lose one or two video games, however little doubt he’s going to achieve success with Palace.”
“From the start once I arrived at Southampton, he was the coach of the nationwide group and was at all times at Southampton watching video games and sharing time with us. We made an excellent relationship,” he then added.
Many inside the Palace fanbase expressed disappointment when the 76-year-old Hodgson was retained as supervisor for this season. With the group’s current struggles, there’s a rising sentiment amongst followers urging chairman Steve Parish to think about changing him.
Though the Eagles are enduring a poor run of kind it have to be stated Roy Hodgson has needed to navigate by means of some horrible accidents this season, significantly with star gamers Ebrechi Eze and Michael Olise.