Maurizio Sarri wants Chelsea bosses to revamp squad after Manchester City loss

first_imgAdvertisement Advertisement Sarri says he’s ‘at risk’ of losing his job, after City thrashingTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 3:36FullscreenSarri says he’s ‘at risk’ of losing his job, after City thrashinghttps://metro.co.uk/video/sarri-says-hes-risk-losing-job-city-thrashing-1860108/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. The Italian has run out of patience after another woeful performance (Picture: Getty)Maurizio Sarri does not believe his Chelsea players are capable of playing ‘Sarri-ball’ and wants club bosses to back him in overhauling the squad, according to reports.The Italian is under growing pressure at Stamford Bridge following Sunday’s brutal 6-0 defeat to Manchester City – the club’s heaviest defeat in the Premier League and worst since a 7-0 drubbing at the hands of Nottingham Forest in 1991.Sarri has previously questioned his players’ desire and motivation after poor results against Arsenal and Bournemouth, but was at a loss to explain Sunday’s capitulation at the Etihad. Maurizio Sarri wants Chelsea bosses to revamp squad after Manchester City loss Comment Chelsea were ripped apart by Manchester City at the Etihad on Sunday (Picture: Getty)According to The Times, the defeat is the breaking point for Sarri and he is worried he lacks the players required to implement his gameplan at Chelsea.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHe now feels that the club must either back him or sack him, believing it is virtually impossible to play the brand of football he is so noted for unless there are significant changes made to his squad.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CitySarri has identified two key traits his squad are lacking: physical commitment and tactical understanding.The former Napoli boss was given little opportunity to really stamp his ideals on the squad, and club bosses are sympathetic to the fact that his pre-season preparations were cut short as they struggled to get rid of Antonio Conte until deep into the summer. The Italian believes his squad lacks physicality and tactical understanding (Picture: Getty)Sarri has only made two permanent signings since taking charge – Jorginho and Kepa – and believes more investment is needed.Chelsea have a number of players nearing the end of their contracts, while star man Eden Hazard is being linked with a £100million move to Real Madrid, and Sarri wants to use it as an opportunity to remould the squad he has inherited.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 12 Feb 2019 7:41 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.1kShareslast_img

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