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Thiago Silva's wife, Belle Silva, has apologized for her 'outburst' after calling for Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino to be sacked following the team's recent defeats. Chelsea dropped to 11th in the Premier League table after losing to Wolves and Liverpool. Belle Silva's comment came after the fans booed the team off the pitch and chanted for the return of former boss Jose Mourinho. Chelsea has spent over £1 billion on transfers since May 2022 but has little to show for it. Pochettino confirmed that he had a private conversation with Thiago Silva in response to his wife's comment.
"I'm sorry that my personal outburst as a passionate Chelsea fan has caused such an impact," Belle wrote in a new post on X on Wednesday. "I'm passionate about the team, I thrive on victories and I'm saddened by defeats. We all want the same thing, a winning team, come on Chelsea."
Pochettino stated that he had a private conversation with Thiago Silva regarding his wife's comment but did not disclose any details. The criticism from Silva's wife reflects the frustration of Chelsea fans, as the team's recent performances have been disappointing. With their heavy investment in transfers, the club was expected to perform better, but they have struggled to make an impact in the Premier League. Pochettino's position as the manager could be in question if the team's poor form continues.
"He came today to talk with me. I'm not going to talk about (what we said)," the former Tottenham boss said. "He came and wanted to talk with me ...