Date: 21st February 2024 at 7:30pm
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Mauricio Pochettino will bid to lift his first trophy in English football when his Chelsea side face Liverpool in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.

The Blues have endured a difficult season up to this point and victory at Wembley would be very welcome for the Argentine, who never won a trophy during his time at either Southampton or Tottenham Hotspur.

Liverpool will undoubtedly provide a very tough test for Chelsea on Sunday, though, with the Premier League leaders bidding to lift the cup in Jurgen Klopp’s final season in charge of the club.

Pochettino will have a number of difficult decisions to make ahead of the game, few more so than deciding which goalkeeper to select for the match.

Djordje Petrovic has impressed in the absence of first choice ‘keeper Robert Sanchez in recent weeks, and Pochettino will therefore have to decide which of his two goalkeepers to select for the game at Wembley.

Off the pitch, though, it appears that those in charge of the Blues’ recruitment could be looking for a new ‘keeper.

Both Sanchez and Petrovic joined Chelsea last summer

According to Football Insider, the West London outfit are on the hunt for a new first choice ‘keeper this summer.

The position has become something of a problem area for Chelsea in recent seasons, with Kepa Arrizabalaga’s world record move to Stamford Bridge ultimately ending in the Spaniard being loaned to Real Madrid last summer after an underwhelming spell as first choice.

Kepa faced competition from Edouard Mendy after the Senegal international was signed in 2021, but he too has since departed, moving to the Saudi Arabian Pro League at the end of last season.

Both Petrovic and Sanchez arrived in the capital last summer, from MLS side New England Revolution and Brighton and Hove Albion respectively.

The report claims that Petrovic has impressed Chelsea staff and will likely remain at the club, however they could listen to offers for Sanchez before searching for a new number one.

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