Mauricio Pochettino receives huge Chelsea injury boost amid £80m Stamford Bridge renovation deal

It’s been a busy international break as far as international breaks go for Chelsea and manager Mauricio Pochettino. Despite not having any matches to prepare for over the last two weeks, there’s been plenty of injury scares and boosts to go around, transfer rumours floating around and a huge step towards progress in the club’s future plans for Stamford Bridge.

Housemaid who can’t swim jumps inside pool to save her boss’ son, video trends

One heroic helper in Johannesburg saved the day after noticing that her boss’s child was in trouble

A video posted on TikTok shows that a protective nanny in South Africa risked her life for a little boy

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Many people were inspired after seeing the domestic workers’ bravery in the heartwarming TikTok video

One domestic worker did the most while at work. The dedicated employee in Johannesburg did not hesitate when she had to protect her employer’s child.

The video of the housekeeper received more than 2,000 likes. People commented on the video giving the domestic worker her flowers.

TikTok video of housekeeper saving boss’s son from drowning
A TikTok video shows a domestic worker in Johannesburg after she saved her boss’s son from drowning in a pool. Image: @bowzergpSource: UGC

Helper risks life for boss’s son

A TikTok video by @bowzergp was relieved when her domestic worker jumped in to save his son at a pool. In the video, he detailed how the nanny couldn’t swim but saved the child from drowning without a second thought

Watch the video below:
People amazed by generous helper

Many people joined the employer in singing his domestic worker‘s praises. Online users admitted that there’s nothing better than having someone who cares for your child as their own.

Keorapetse was tocuuhed:

“The nanny I got, I treat her like family because she takes care of my kids and whenever I pray I put her in my prayers also.”

keeleng87 said:

“May God bless her.”

siborose wrote:

“To have someone looking after your kids like her own is a blessing.”

Bongiwe_khabazela commented:

“The baby doesn’t even want to let her go.”

lungstar334 added:

“Wonderful, you are lucky to have her.”

Charlene Munashe said:

“They are our babies as well, any danger or harm we think of them first and forget what we can’t do.”

But now the Blues boss will have all of his international stars returning this week ahead of their huge London derby clash with rivals Arsenal who sit joint-top-of-the-table. The Blues are currently sat on three straight wins against Brighton, Fulham and Burnley but will want to utilise their red hot form to stop Mikel Arteta’s Gunners in their tracks.

The Spaniard is hoping to deal a hammer blow to his two London rivals simultaneously, with a win over Chelsea away from home potentially leapfrogging them over Tottenham in the league table. With that being said though, here’s your Chelsea morning headlines on Wednesday, October 18.

£80m Stamford Bridge redevelopment plans

Chelsea have purchased the majority of a 1.2 acre site close to Stamford Bridge from the Stoll Foundation. Sir Oswald Stoll Mansions, located in the shadow of the Blues’ famous stadium, confirmed on its X (Twitter) page about the completed deal.

A statement read: “Today we have announced that we have agreed to sell the majority of our Fulham site to the Chelsea FC ownership group following a nine-week resident consultation. This will enable us to establish new properties, better services for veterans and secure Stoll’s financial sustainability.”

The deal has now been completed for an estimated £80million, which will now allow Chelsea to push forward with their plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge in the future. Such a purchase would suggest that the club are leaning towards remaining at Stamford Bridge rather than relocating somewhere else and building a new stadium.

Victor Osimhen race heats up

Chelsea and Arsenal could be set for even more competition in their bid to secure Napoli striker Victor Osimhen’s services in the January transfer window.

The Nigerian international, who has seen his relationship with Napoli dealt some major blows over the past few weeks due to some questionable social media posts, has been the centre of attention in the transfer market, with a saga brewing as we edge closer to the opening of the winter window.

It’s believed that the Blues have had the star on the top of their targets list for some time now, and coupled with rumours that owner Todd Boehly wants to make a statement signing in January to really bolster manager Mauricio Pochettino’s chances of European football next season, Osimhen would be a great asset to go after.

Chelsea injury boost

Chelsea star Christopher Nkunku has hailed teammate and compatriot Benoit Badiashile following the defender’s injury update ahead of his return to the Chelsea senior squad.

It’s possible that the France international will be fit for the clash with Arsenal this weekend although it’ll no doubt be touch-and-go over his inclusion. The star is yet to play under Mauricio Pochettino, having missed all of Chelsea’s first eight league games with his issue but has returned to full-team training in the past few weeks.

Having started ten of his 11 Premier League appearances towards the end of last season, Badiashile cemented his place in the Blues lineup under Frank Lampard, even scoring the goal that spurred on a 3-1 win over Bournemouth towards the final part of the campaign.

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