Maurizio Sarri has said he is open to John Terry returning at Chelsea in a coaching role should the 37-year-old central defender finally decides to hang up his boots.
Maurizio Sarri has claimed he does not see Chelsea challenging for the Premier League title in his debut season in charge, adding that Manchester City and Liverpool are currently the main title contenders.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has revealed he is getting pointers from Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola in order to learn the Maurizio Sarri way.
Chelsea legend Claude Makelele has backed Maurizio Sarri to accomplish greatness at Stamford Bridge.
Ethan Ampadu has been praised by Ryan Giggs following Wales’ 4-1 thrashing of the Republic of Ireland in the opening game of their UEFA Nations League campaign.
Blues head coach Maurizio Sarri has revealed he only found out about his departure from Napoli after switching on the television.
Ian Wright believes Chelsea are capable of challenging for the Premier League title in Maurizio Sarri’s debut season at the club.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has brushed off talk of a potential title challenge following the Blues’ 2-1 victory over Newcastle on Sunday.
Paolo Di Canio believes Chelsea are yet to demonstrate the enterprising brand of football that Maurizio Sarri craves following the Blues’ 2-1 win over Newcastle United at St James’ Park.
Maurizio Sarri feels it may be difficult to impart his style of defending at Chelsea as it requires a “change in mindset”, yet the Italian schemer insists the “intelligent” Blues squad will cope with his demands in two or three months’ time.
Ex-Blues favourite Dennis Wise has praised the stamp Maurizio Sarri has put on the club despite the Italian manager barely having begun his reign as head coach at Chelsea.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has vowed to fight for his place in an overloaded midfield for Chelsea as the new season gets underway.
Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton has claimed that new Maurizio Sarri can take the game of midfielder N’Golo Kante to another level.
In a bid to create a better atmosphere at Chelsea, head coach Maurizio Sarri has made two rule changes at the club regarding players’ diet and match-day preparations.
It’s no secret that a number of Antonio Conte’s relationships at Chelsea fell apart towards the back end of last season. David Luiz and Willian were the two main outcasts following Diego Costa’s argument-fuelled departure to Atletico 12 months ago. The latter was heavily linked to a summer move away with Manchester United and Barcelona reportedly interested but the Brazilian wideman has now said he will be a Blues player on September 1st.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has informed the public that they can expect more from the Blues following their opening Premier League victory against Huddersfield Town on Saturday.
Midfielder Mateo Kovacic aims to hit the ground running at Stamford Bridge following his loan move from Real Madrid.
His exquisite first touch permitted a strike on goal but as the Lyon keeper smothered it handily, N’Golo Kante’s sense of responsibility kicked in. Even before unleashing the thumbs up sign for the chance’s creator Jorginho, he was already jogging back, heads down, as if to mask a certain unease, perhaps even embarrassment, at being inside the Blues box.
One of Antonio Conte’s biggest downfalls last season was the breakdown in relationships with some of Chelsea’s star players. It saw Diego Costa forced out the exit door back to Atletico and meant David Luiz was afforded just two Premier League appearances after October. However, Maurizio Sarri has emphasised that the latter will be ‘very important’ over the coming 12 months.
The upcoming Premier League season is just around the corner for Chelsea. Under a new regime led by Italian schemer Maurizio Sarri, the Blues’ preparations are well underway. The club hierarchy is keen to support the new manager with a fresh batch of recruits, yet the arrivals have been relatively slow, with Chelsea missing out on a couple of transfer targets, especially ones viewed to provide competition in the striker role for Alvaro Morata and co.
With just over a week left of the transfer window, it is becoming a concern that Chelsea have only made one first-team signing. However, amongst the endless transfer rumours coming out of West London, one that is continuing to gather pace is the one linking them to a move for Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski.
Maurizio Sarri has revealed he looks forward to having a conversation with Willian after conveying his displeasure at the Brazilian’s late return to Chelsea following the World Cup.
Pedro has insisted that fine teamwork will see Chelsea through whatever lies ahead in the upcoming season while also mentioning that he is full of self-belief under new Blues boss Maurizio Sarri.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has been relishing the opportunity to play under Maurizio Sarri, even if the new Blues manager has revealed the talented youngster may not spend a lot of time on the pitch in the upcoming Premier League season.
If rumours are to be believed, it appears there are a lot of clubs interested in signing the Brazilian winger Bernard, who is currently a free agent after leaving Shakhtar Donetsk following the expiration of his contract with the Ukrainian club.