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Juventus ‘crowning moment’ of Sarri’s career

Turin, Italy | AFP | Maurizio Sarri said his appointment as Juventus coach was “the crowning” moment of his 30-year managerial career as the former Chelsea manager was presented by the Serie A giants in Turin on Thursday. The 60-year-old returns to Italy after just one turbulent season in the Premier …

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Lure of Italy strong, says Chelsea’s homesick Sarri

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri gave the strongest hint yet that he wishes to return to Italy and probably take the Juventus job by saying he misses his friends and elderly parents. The 60-year-old former Napoli coach has been strongly linked with the Juventus job left …

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Sarri fears Chelsea ban will ruin title hopes

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Maurizio Sarri said Chelsea have no chance of competing with Manchester City and Liverpool next season unless their two-window transfer ban is overturned. Chelsea were hit with the ban for breaches of the international transfer rules on minors and FIFA threw out their appeal against …

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Can Sarri recover authority at Chelsea after Kepa incident?

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Kepa Arrizabalaga’s extraordinary refusal to be substituted by Maurizio Sarri in Sunday’s League Cup final heaps the pressure on the beleaguered Chelsea boss as he desperately seeks consistency. The Spaniard twice required treatment late in extra-time against Manchester City at Wembley, with the match heading for penalties, so the …

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Sarri says he would have to sell to accommodate Hudson-Odoi

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea would have to sell one of their established wingers in order to satisfy Callum Hudson-Odoi’s desire for immediate first-team action. Teenage prospect Hudson-Odoi has grown restless at Stamford Bridge and handed in a January transfer request as offers came in from German champions Bayern Munich. …

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Chelsea boss Sarri baffled by 6-0 humbling at Man City

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said he could not understand what happened after Manchester City crushed his side 6-0 on Sunday — their biggest ever defeat in the Premier League. City scored four times inside 25 minutes and added two more goals in the second half to overtake Liverpool on …

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Can Sarri take solace in Guardiola’s slow start at Man City?

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola and Maurizio Sarri share a mutual admiration and style of play, but as Chelsea visit Manchester City on Sunday, Sarri is also following Guardiola’s experience of a difficult first year in England. Long forgotten now after romping to the Premier League with a record 100 points last …

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