Chelsea hero Wilkins says Brighton boss Poyet deserves consideration

Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins feels Brighton boss Gus Poyet deserves to be considered for the Blues job long-term. Rafa Benitez is in charge until the end of the season.

Former Chelsea coach Ray Wilkins feels Brighton boss Gus Poyet deserves to be considered for the Blues job long-term.

Rafa Benitez is in charge until the end of the season.

Wilkins said: "Gus Poyet would be a good choice. He is cutting his teeth at Brighton, he has been at Leeds and Swindon so he knows the trade and he is a Chelsea legend, as Roberto Di Matteo was.

"The options are now being closed down rather rapidly."

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