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Gianfranco Zola: Chelsea FC players got bored under Maurizio Sarri

Gianfranco Zola: Chelsea FC players got bored under Maurizio Sarri

Gianfranco Zola has claimed that Chelsea FC’s players became “bored” under Maurizio Sarri last season. The Italian head coach lasted only one campaign with the west London side after having been brought in to replace Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2018. Chelsea FC...

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1 hour ago, The Sport Review, Chelsea

‘They got bored’ – Gianfranco Zola names the two Chelsea players who didn’t enjoy life under Maurizio Sarri

‘They got bored’ – Gianfranco Zola names the two Chelsea players who didn’t enjoy life under Maurizio Sarri

There was a lot to like about Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea side, although it soon became clear that his tenure at the west London club wouldn’t last for long. Kepa Arrizabalaga refusing to be substituted was arguably the final straw, but the writing was on the wall long before then. Sarri had...

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1 hour ago, Caught Offside, Chelsea

Chelsea have ace up their sleeve as Serie A talent reveals Premier League ambition

Chelsea have ace up their sleeve as Serie A talent reveals Premier League ambition

Once the summer transfer window is finally open for business, Premier League clubs as well as their European counterparts are likely to be scouring the market for the best value swap or loan deals, and perhaps prioritising those over straight cash deals. With finances at most clubs taking a huge hit...

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2 hours ago, Caught Offside, Chelsea

Chelsea 'view Samuel Chukwueze as Jadon Sancho alternative'

Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze is viewed by Chelsea as an alternative to Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho, according to a report.

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5 hours ago, Sports Mole, Chelsea

Mario Pasalic to leave Chelsea on permanent deal?

Atalanta BC reportedly take up their option to secure a permanent deal for Chelsea midfielder Mario Pasalic.

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6 hours ago, Sports Mole, Chelsea

Barcelona set €10m loan fee for Coutinho amid Chelsea and Arsenal interest

Barcelona set €10m loan fee for Coutinho amid Chelsea and Arsenal interest

According to Football Espana via Mundo Deportivo, Barcelona will demand a fee of €10m from any club wishing to take the out of favour star on loan. The attacking midfielder is currently on loan at Bayern Munich, with Mundo Deportivo (MD) reporting that the ace is attracting the interest of Premier League...

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6 hours ago, Caught Offside, Arsenal, Chelsea

On this day: Chelsea sack Claudio Ranieri ahead of Jose Mourinho appointment

The Italian had a four-year stint at Stamford Bridge.

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7 hours ago, Sports Mole, Chelsea

Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud admits beating Arsenal in Europa League final was extra special

Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud admits beating Arsenal in Europa League final was extra special

Olivier Giroud lifted the Europa League trophy with Chelsea in 2019 (Picture: Getty Images) Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud admits that he was extra motivated and it was all the more special when the Blues beat his former side Arsenal in last season’s Europa League final. The Frenchman had...

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9 hours ago, Metro, Arsenal, Chelsea

Zola reveals two Chelsea players who got ‘bored’ under Sarri

Zola reveals two Chelsea players who got ‘bored’ under Sarri

Eden Hazard and Willian were among the Chelsea players who got “bored” of Maurizio Sarri’s methods, according to Blues legend Gianfranco Zola. Zola served as assistant manager under Sarri during the current Juventus boss’ sole season in charge at Stamford Bridge, in what was a campaign of mixed...

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9 hours ago, Football 365, Chelsea

Chelsea ace on two-man transfer shortlist for Euro giants as they plot Plan B option

Chelsea ace on two-man transfer shortlist for Euro giants as they plot Plan B option

Chelsea midfielder Jorginho is reportedly a Plan B option for Juventus if they are unable to prise Arthur away from Barcelona in a swap deal for Miralem Pjanic. With the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic in mind, it’s expected that clubs will spend less and look for other ways to try...

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10 hours ago, Caught Offside, Transfer, Chelsea

Chelsea transfer news: Sancho alternative identified, Blues sanction star’s exit, Pedro latest

Chelsea transfer news: Sancho alternative identified, Blues sanction star’s exit, Pedro latest

Chelsea are set to have a busy summer transfer window with Blues boss Frank Lampard keen to add new signings to his young squad. The Blues could see several incomings and outgoings at Stamford Bridge as Lampard looks to make his mark in the summer transfer window. Samuel Chukuwueze According to a report...

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10 hours ago, Caught Offside, Transfer, Chelsea, Manchester City

Serie A winger eyeing Premier League move amid Man United and Chelsea interest

Serie A winger eyeing Premier League move amid Man United and Chelsea interest

According to the Sun via Italian outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport, Federico Bernardeschi has his eye on a move to the Premier League should he leave Juventus this summer. La Gazzetta dello Sport claim that Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are all interested in the ace, who was endured a difficult...

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11 hours ago, Caught Offside, Chelsea

Gianfranco Zola: Chelsea players "got bored" under Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea's players grew tired of Maurizio Sarri's methods during the Italian's one season at Stamford Bridge, according to ex-assistant Gianfranco Zola.

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12 hours ago, Sports Mole, Chelsea

Chelsea ready to green light star’s exit as Juventus step up pursuit

Chelsea ready to green light star’s exit as Juventus step up pursuit

Chelsea are being tipped to approve of Emerson Palmieri’s exit at the right price as Juventus are stepping up their bid to land his signature. The 25-year-old joined the Blues in 2015 from Roma, but he has struggled to cement his place in the starting line-up at Stamford Bridge, particularly this...

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14 hours ago, Caught Offside, Chelsea

Chelsea defender tries to persuade Werner to snub Liverpool

Chelsea defender tries to persuade Werner to snub Liverpool

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has been in touch with RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner in an attempt to get him to reject Liverpool and sign for the Blues, according to reports. Werner was regarded as Liverpool’s primary transfer target heading into this summer before the global pandemic curtailed football...

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15 hours ago, Football 365, Chelsea, Liverpool

Chelsea identify La Liga starlet as potential target to bolster Lampard’s attacking options

Chelsea identify La Liga starlet as potential target to bolster Lampard’s attacking options

Chelsea could reportedly switch their focus to Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze if they miss out to Man Utd in the battle to land Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. The Blues are set to bid farewell to both Pedro and Willian as things stand, as the veteran pair will see their respective contracts...

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17 hours ago, Caught Offside, Chelsea

Report claims £50m star will ignore Chelsea as he wants Liverpool transfer

Timo Werner is willing to wait for a move to Liverpool, according to a report from Goal.  The Reds have long been linked with a move for the German international. However, The Mirror reported this week that Liverpool have pulled the plug on any deal as they are not willing to pay his £50 million release...

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17 hours ago, The Boot Room, Transfer, Chelsea, Liverpool

'Hazard & Willian suffered under Sarri' - Italian manager's tactics 'bored' Chelsea duo last season, says Zola

'Hazard & Willian suffered under Sarri' - Italian manager's tactics 'bored' Chelsea duo last season, says Zola

A man who witnessed the current Juventus boss' approach up close in 2018-19 admits that the Blues squad struggled to adapt to his unique philosophy

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17 hours ago, Goal UK, Chelsea

Euro giants poised to swoop for Chelsea ace if he leaves at the end of the season

Euro giants poised to swoop for Chelsea ace if he leaves at the end of the season

Juventus are reportedly planning to swoop for Pedro in the event that he leaves Chelsea on a free transfer this summer when his contract expires. The 32-year-old joined the Blues from Barcelona in 2015 and has gone on to score 43 goals and provide 28 assists in 201 appearances for the club. While he...

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18 hours ago, Caught Offside, Chelsea

Agreement reached: Chelsea loanee expected to seal £13.5m exit this summer

Agreement reached: Chelsea loanee expected to seal £13.5m exit this summer

Chelsea have always done a good job of stockpiling players and allowing them to develop before selling them for a profit, but that might need to change. The changing loan rules and a potential financial hit from the coronavirus shutdown may impact their ability to carry so many professional players,...

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1 day ago, Caught Offside, Chelsea

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