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Mauricio Pochettino has informed his Chelsea aspect to exit and show that their attacking instincts that served them so nicely towards Manchester United can propel them unexpectedly into the reckoning for European locations.

With 9 top-flight matches nonetheless to play the the west Londoners have already discovered the again of the online 15 extra occasions than within the entirety of final season.

But having began the season with lead in boots – having fired blanks towards Forest, Bournemouth and Villa – the workforce has been let loose, Chelsea are actually displaying attacking aptitude, a verve that helped them overcome United 4-3 in Thursday’s traditional.

And Pochettino needs his workforce to proceed taking part in with out concern.

“The quality is our philosophy,” mentioned the Chelsea supervisor, who takes his workforce to Bramall Lane to face the league’s backside aspect Sheffield United on Sunday.

“We are always thinking to go forward, to create chances. We are in the top four in the Premier League at creating big chances.

“It’s about philosophy. We see different clubs that try to get goals or chances through set-pieces, but we are Chelsea. We are a big club. A big club is about creating a philosophy to play good football, and play in the opposite half.

“It’s about ideas, about how we taste football. We have a lot of attempts in the last third. It’s why we get (so many) penalties. That is a good quality of the team, and of the football we want to apply here at Chelsea.”

Chelsea have pressured themselves into the reckoning for European qualification off the again of their longest unbeaten league run in nearly 18 months.

Despite not taking part in they climbed to ninth within the league on Saturday courtesy of Brighton’s 3-0 defeat to Arsenal.

They have video games in hand which if received would see them overtake the 2 groups immediately above them, Newcastle and West Ham, and draw to inside two factors of sixth-place Manchester United, who play Liverpool on Sunday.

Sixth is sort of sure be a Europa League qualifying spot, although they might additionally attain the competitors by successful the FA Cup.

Kick off is ready for five.30, keep right here for all of the workforce information, pre-match build-up and motion.