Sarri unsure if Kepa will start for Chelsea against Tottenham: We don’t want to kill him

Sarri unsure if Kepa will start for Chelsea against Tottenham: We don’t want to kill him 1

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is uncertain if Kepa Arrizabalaga will start Wednesday’s Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur after the goalkeeper’s refusal to be substituted in their League Cup final defeat by Manchester City. Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to leave the field during the League Cup final despite being substituted by Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri. Photo: Carl Recine/Action Images via Reuters Chelsea fined Arrizabalaga a week’s pay, and he apologised. Sarri said the Spanish goalkeeper would be mentally ready if he is in the starting line-up for the clash at Stamford…

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Maurizio Sarri: Kepa Arrizabalaga incident a ‘misunderstanding’, says Chelsea boss

Maurizio Sarri: Kepa Arrizabalaga incident a ‘misunderstanding’, says Chelsea boss 2

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says the incident involving goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in the Carabao Cup final was a “misunderstanding”. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri says the incident involving goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in the Carabao Cup final was a “misunderstanding”. The club record £71m signing appeared to defy the Italian’s attempt to substitute him in extra time before Manchester City won on penalties. Sarri appeared furious and walked down the tunnel before quickly returning. “I misunderstood the problem and only realised the situation when the doctor arrived at the bench,” he said. Related…

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‘I’m not worried’: Under-fire Sarri doesn’t fear the sack

‘I’m not worried’: Under-fire Sarri doesn’t fear the sack 3

Maurizio Sarri insists he isn’t worried about being sacked as Chelsea manager despite his troubled side’s lacklustre FA Cup surrender against Manchester United. Maurizio Sarri Sarri faces a fight to save his job after FA Cup holders Chelsea crashed to a 2-0 fifth round defeat at Stamford Bridge on Monday. Ander Herrera headed United into the lead from Paul Pogba’s cross in the 31st minute. France star Pogba doubled United’s advantage on the stroke of halftime when he met Marcus Rashford’s cross with a diving header. Related Articles Sarri endured…

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Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea boss says sorry after Man City rout

Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea boss says sorry after Man City rout 4

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri and captain Cesar Azpilicueta have both apologised after their side’s 6-0 defeat at Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s Man City have scored 14 goals in five games against Maurizio Sarri sides – Napoli 2017-18, Chelsea 2018-19 City led 4-0 after 25 minutes as Chelsea lost their third straight away game, conceding 12 goals without reply. The Blues have now slipped to sixth in the Premier League table, below Arsenal on goal difference. “In the last three matches away we’ve played very badly so we need to say…

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