Chelsea Women boss Emma Hayes believes she was born to win on behalf of the club as she looks to secure a fifth WSL title against Manchester United. They have a one-point lead over London rivals, Arsenal who travel to West Ham on the last day of the season. Hayes believes the pressure is off them to win on the last day of the season.
“I’m from a council estate, pressure was putting money on the table to pay the bills as a child, this does not pressure. Look at inflation, the rising costs for people to pay their bills. Football is far from pressure, this is a joy. I love my job. I enjoy the situation but more importantly, I enjoy representing a club I absolutely adore,” Chelsea Women boss Emma Hayes said. “To be in a position where we can continue to win on behalf of Chelsea is something I think I was born for. There’s no pressure to the situation, there is just maybe a wiser, older coach that is enjoying it a little more perhaps than in the past.”
“We take everything in small, daily chunks to build towards a game and I don’t think this game has any different impact on us to the week before or the week prior to that because we’ve had to win every game,” she added. “It’s easy for us in our mindset to know we have to do that but you have to build towards it. You have to train properly, recover properly, and prepare your mindset and all of that energy to be spent on game day. I think our squad does really well in managing that. Nothing changes. Do you prepare differently for your press conference at Bristol next week for instance?”