Mauricio Pochettino has now claimed he is absolutely delighted for one Chelsea player after what happened earlier this week.
He said in his pre-match press conference that he was ecstatic for Conor Gallagher after he finally opened his goalscoring account for the season.
Gallagher was back to his best in the week as the Blues were also back to winning ways.
They picked up a 3-1 victory over Aston Villa at Villa Park as they booked their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
The result was unexpected by many who were tuning in, and could well have kept Pochettino in a job for a little while yet.
When asked what he thought of some of the individual performances from that night, Pochettino highlighted two players he thought deserved credit.
Pochettino on Gallagher
He said: “It was only a matter of time. Great for Conor and Enzo, also. feel so happy because they deserve to feel this way and feel happy, enjoy playing football. These guys work so hard to perform.”
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Gallagher has endured his fair share of criticism this season off the back of some poor form for the Blues.
However, he went a long way to proving himself against Villa.
He will therefore surely be one of the first names on the teamsheet when they are back in action in the London derby on Monday night against Crystal Palace.