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How Sarriball will help Frank Lampard at Chelsea

It's no more news that Frank Lampard is now the new boss at Chelsea. The English man was confirmed as the Blues' new boss on Thursday, effectively confirming a goodbye to Maurizio Sarri's Sarriball ahead of the 2019/20 football season. Although it is expected that Frank Lampard will look to infuse his own style of play into the team, his task should be easier as the Blues now have a possession-minded and attacking mentality compared to the rigid defensive side Sarri met in his time. Chelsea were mostly known for rarely keeping the ball, soaking opposition pressure and hitting on the counter before Maurizio Sarri's arrival. The Blues were ruthless on the counter although the ruthlessness seemingly waned under Sarriball. Frank Lampard will have to work on that! READ: Manchester City...
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Derby excuse Lampard from pre-season training amid Chelsea talks

Frank Lampard has been excused from pre-season training with Derby County on Monday as he reportedly continues discussions with Chelsea regarding a new role as Chelsea manager. Derby County have given Chelsea permission to talk with their manager and are believed to want compensation of about £4million if he is to leave. Talks are expected to be concluded on Monday or Tuesday. https://twitter.com/dcfcofficial/status/1145602943028273153 READ: Gonzalo Higuain returns to Juventus Meanwhile, reports have emerged that Frank Lampard is not the only candidate being considered for the role by Chelsea and this was disclosed by the new technical and performance advisor at the club, Petr Cech. “The club has identified several candidates, the situation is open,” Cech said. “Frank is ...
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Jorge Jesus reportedly rejected Chelsea offer for a bigger challenge

According to reports, former Benfica boss Jorge Jesus rejected an offer to replace Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea boss. Sarri is expected to leave Chelsea for Juventus in the coming weeks according to reports and the Blues are already on a search for an ideal replacement for the Italian. Sarri who helped the Blues to a third-placed Premier League finish and Europa League triumph in his first season at Stamford Bridge was under fire for most parts of the season from fans and critics alike for his supposedly boring and less-incisive football tactics. Chelsea were prepared to sack the Italian in February after a series of poor results but the 60-year-old turned things around. READ: Joao Felix tempted by Atletico Madrid move Regardless, Sarri has been reportedly named as Juventus' nu...
Sarri learned of Napoli sack by watching TV
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Sarri learned of Napoli sack by watching TV

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has claimed that he learned about his sack from Napoli when he saw his successor Carlo Ancelotti arriving on TV. The 59-year-old Italian tactician joined Chelsea in July after spending three years at the San Paolo. His arrival at Chelsea was preceded by series of speculation as a reported legal tussle with Napoli and president Aurelio De Laurentiis persisted even after the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as his replacement at Napoli. According to Sarri, he was not aware that Ancelotti was being appointed as his replacement until he saw the footage of him arriving at the offices of Filmauro, a media company owned by De Laurentiis. READ: Allardyce – Sane must have done something to offend Guardiola "I was out for dinner with [Giuseppe] Pompilio, t...