# While Manchester United has endured a challenging season, the situation at Chelsea appears even more dire.
Since Ed Woodward’s departure two years ago, Todd Boehly has taken the reins, overseeing Chelsea’s extravagant spending of over £1 billion on players across three transfer windows, yet finding themselves languishing in the bottom half of the Premier League table.
In a desperate attempt to divert attention, Chelsea orchestrated a shameless publicity stunt during the Fulham game, employing six identically dressed actors to promote the film Argylle. However, the film’s critical failure, coupled with Chelsea’s dismal performance on the pitch, further illustrates their woes.
Recent defeats, including a 4-2 loss to Wolves, highlight Chelsea’s struggles, contrasting with Manchester United’s resurgence. Despite Chelsea’s impressive stadium and catering, their expensive acquisitions like Moises Caicedo and Enzo Fernandez have failed to deliver, with the former likened to Patrick Vieira before his decline.
Amidst internal discord and managerial instability, Mauricio Pochettino’s appointment has failed to invigorate Chelsea. His past successes at Tottenham are overshadowed by recent declines, prompting skepticism among fans and critics alike.
Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho’s shadow looms large, with Chelsea supporters yearning for his return. Pochettino’s decision to join PSG over other potential opportunities underscores the uninspiring nature of Chelsea’s current situation.
In contrast, Manchester United’s dressing room favors Pochettino over Erik ten Hag, valuing his Premier League experience and alliances with English players. As Chelsea continues to grapple with their challenges, United’s strategic decisions highlight a sense of direction and stability.