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Mauricio Pochettino praises Conor Callagher following penalty row between teammates

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Pochettino hails Gallagher’s leadership amid Penalty dispute drama

Mauricio Pochettino praised Conor Gallagher’s maturity in resolving a penalty argue among teammates during Chelsea’s prevailing 6-0 win against Everton.

Amidst the Blues’ outstanding performance, a heated debate developed between Cole Palmer, Nicolas Jackson, and Noni Madueke over who would take the penalty.

Initially, Jackson and Madueke encountered up, but things worsened when Thiago Silva intervened, compelling Jackson to step aside.

Madueke appeared to be about to take the penalty when Gallagher obstructed the reminding him that Palmer, who had a perfect record of eight conversions from the spot this season, would take the responsibility.

Pochettino, visibly upset by the situation, praised Gallagher’s intervention as a beacon of maturity amid the chaos. Gallagher’s quick response not only defused the situation, but also showed his leadership abilities among the team.

‘It’s not about punishment, it’s about learning,’ said Pochettino. ‘They are very young guys.

‘It was a very good the reaction from Gallagher.

‘We cannot show this type of behaviour. It’s a punishment for everyone because they all know who was the taker.

‘Palmer is on the pitch, he is the taker.’

The brief incident provided light on Chelsea’s competitive attitude, showing the intensity and drive to excel even in difficult situations.

Pochettino’s praise for Gallagher indicates the midfielder’s composure and important commitment to the team beyond his on-field abilities.

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