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‘I’m going to bed’ – Chelsea fans hit the roof over Sarri’s stubborn team selection

Maurizio Sarri
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Chelsea fans have hit the roof after seeing the starting eleven which Maurizio Sarri has named to face Manchester United in the FA Cup this evening.

Sarri has come under increased scrutiny, from both fans and pundits, following a string of tactical stubbornness...

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Sky Sports graph shows just how inconsistent Chelsea have been under Maurizio Sarri

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A graph produced by @SkySportsPL on Twitter shows just how inconsistent Chelsea have been this season under Maurizio Sarri.

Chelsea started the campaign with a lengthy unbeaten run...

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‘We’ve got a lot to learn’ – Chelsea midfielder promises improvement after Man City loss

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Reflecting on Chelsea’s heavy loss to Manchester City, N’Golo Kante has insisted that the players will learn from their mistakes. They bloody better!

Kante was scarcely involved during our 6-0 loss at the Etihad...

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Stats provide truth in debate over Chelsea midfielder – and they’re in his favour

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Chelsea midfielder Jorginho has come under intense scrutiny in recent weeks – but fans would be wrong to question his defensive contribution.

Jorginho is a classy midfielder who passes the ball better than most in the division...

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‘He’s unbelievable’ – Maurizio Sarri waxes lyrical about two-goal Chelsea striker

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Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has waxed lyrical about Gonzalo Higuain following the Argentine’s brace against Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

After weeks of false-dawns disappointment, Higuain finally gave the Chelsea faithful something to be optimistic about...

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New signing Gonzalo Higuain achieves feat not done at Chelsea for 19-years

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Gonzalo Higuain’s first Premier League appearance in front of the Stamford Bridge crowd was one to savour – and this stat shows just how impressive it was.

When Chelsea announced the signing of Gonzalo Higuain on-loan from AC Milan, we started to...

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Chelsea talisman will never be captain, suggests manager Maurizio Sarri – here’s why

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Maurizio Sarri has criticised Chelsea talisman Eden Hazard’s leadership qualities, just days after branding his group of players mentally weak. 

When it became clear over the summer that Gary Cahill was set to lose the Chelsea captaincy, Eden Hazard was mentioned ...

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(Image) Antonio Conte spotted back in West London football ground – but it’s not the Bridge

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Antonio Conte has been spotted in attendance at Craven Cottage for Fulham’s clash with Tottenham Hotspur this afternoon. Welcome back, Antonio!

Antonio Conte must have had a grin on his face as he saw Chelsea lose to Arsenal at the Emirates yesterday...

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Arsenal v Chelsea confirmed lineups: Sarri leaves Hudson-Odoi among the substitutes

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Chelsea’s starting eleven to face Arsenal at the Emirates in today’s six-pointer in the race for Champions League qualification has been confirmed.

Today’s game could prove pivotal in both team’s seasons...

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Shocking stat proves the change Maurizio Sarri needs to make to get Chelsea scoring

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Willian has not got a lot of love from Chelsea fans recently, understandably so.

Not only have his performances of late not been good enough to justify his continual selection, but he’s also prohibiting Callum Hudson-Odoi from being given the regular game...

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