Maurizio Sarri - Sack Watch

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by Bastian, Jul 14, 2018.

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    abdo99 Full Member

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    That's not the problem. Sarris system requires a regista. Kante is not a regista. It worked in Italy because the players around Jorginho knew their roles and it all fitted together. Kante is not suited to his attacking role but simply swapping him back isnt going to make sarriball work.
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    The Cat Doesn't know his own mobile number

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    Red Nev advocating no change of manager. Good lad
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    minoo-utd Full Member

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    He will be sacked.
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    No Love Full Member

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    Aaaanddd.. Guus Hiddink in 3..2..1.

    :lol:
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    Dion Full Member

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    Who said play Kante as a single pivot? Play both him and Kovacic there. AC Milan did it with Pirlo and Gattuso.
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    vidic blood & sand Full Member

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    Their most successful manager is currently available.
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    Dion Full Member

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    I'm sure there were similar quotes about Solskjaer on Chelsea forums a month ago. I'd much rather they keep Sarri thanks.
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    haram New Member

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    Wouldn't work. Kante hasn't been playing DM his entire career either. At Leicester and even under Conte he wasn't just sitting as a DM. This myth is used as a stick to beat Sarri with. Sarri needs Jorginho in that deep role, not Kante. Kante is mobile and can go and win the ball away from that position better. People need to stop acting like Kante not being at 'DM' is so catastrophic for this Chelsea side.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    Check Zola's record.

    Ole had a failure at Cardiff and a lot of success at Molde.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    Who is it that expressed his hatred for the term "sarriball"? He was right.
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    el3mel Full Member

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    Is he going to survive this ? I thought he's a goner by the end of the season but now surviving this will be a near miracle on its own.
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    bleedred Full Member

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    Wouldn’t surprise me Roman giving him a call again.
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    He didn’t even shake peps hand. Just walked off. Rude.
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    VanGaalyTime Full Member

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    Definitely sacked. He knows it.
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    Raees Legal Guardian of the Football forums

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    Will never manage a top club again after this. Out of his depth.
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    Dion Full Member

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    Again, it's not "swapping him". It's playing him as a ball winner in the middle of the park, not pushing up trying to close people down. To press you need players to force mistakes and then players to win the ball from the lose passes. Right now he's got his ball winner pressing up the pitch and his playmaker swamped by aggressively pressing attacking midfielders. Kante's best work at Chelsea and Leicester has all been winning the ball in his own half alongside a sitting playmaker.
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    Dike_Manc New Member

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    He just snubbed Pep's handshake :lol:
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    Bojan11 Full Member

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    Pathetic from him at full time.
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    amolbhatia50k Sneaky bum time

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    What is Sarriball? It just seems to be a fancy word for possession football. For me Napoli played a quick possession football but that about it.
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    Bojan11 Full Member

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    Not really doing us a favour by giving them a severe beating because Sarri will be gone now and they will hire somebody competent.
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    Buchan has whacked the hammer to Roswell

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    He’s going to go in on those Chelsea players in his post-match press interview, isn’t he? :lol:
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    totaalvoetbal Full Member

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    Sarri's teams use positional play. A double pivoted with a '10' is worse in both defensive and attacking phases.
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    Dion Full Member

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    As if that means anything. What about Di Matteo? New manager bounce is a thing, you'd be foolish to write off Zola getting a reaction from these players.
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    shamans Hoser

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    Just want to see Scholes hit a volley.
    I like him but not shaking Pep's hand was a very petty Mourinho like move.
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    Bastian Full Member

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    Poor to not shake Pep's hand there.

    Would Mourinho fancy the challenge of beating United to 4th?
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    He’s had to triple and quadruple down on this view after his Moyes debacle and his own Valencia gig.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Could you imagine!! That'd be incredible.
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    Dion Full Member

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    Worse than getting beat 6-0 by City or getting beat 4-0 by Bournemouth? We're not talking about changing a system that's working, we're talking about things he could do to stop Chelsea being massively shit under the slightest pressure.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    What do you mean as if that means anything?

    Zola is a terrible manager, who has been terrible everywhere he's managed.

    I'd hope they keep Sarri because he looks done, but Zola wouldn't be having any Ole like effect
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    Moriarty Full Member

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    Players won't have that. Hazard will be on the next plane to Spain if Jose goes back.
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    B20 HEY EVERYONE I IGNORE SOMEONE LOOK AT ME

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    Think it was more self absorbed in what I imagine is a truck of rage and frustration than pettiness towards pep
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    B20 HEY EVERYONE I IGNORE SOMEONE LOOK AT ME

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    He will be anyway
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    Yorkeontop Full Member

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    It's bad enough that he needs time to implement Sarri ball but why make it harder by openly questioning your players? Even José with his résumé can't do that anymore.
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    mu4c_20le Full Member

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    Think he's already gone. Jose will replace him with Perisic.
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    Devil81 Full Member

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    Has he really been that bad?

    City can do that to any side, Chelsea were just on the end one of their amazing days.

    He's qualified for the final of the League cup, he's still in every other cup and they are challenging for top four. I don't see them being any better than that at the moment.

    One thing I'm confused by is the use of Kante, he's taken one of Chelsea's top two players and insulted him by playing an inferior player in his position.
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    The holy trinity 68 The disparager

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    Mourinho to return? Will get them challenging for the title, have his classic 3rd season meltdown then receive a massive pay off again.
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    Sandikan aka sex on the beach

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    Wonder if there's some clause stopping him managing here for the next 6months
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    totaalvoetbal Full Member

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    That will come when the teams shape is better and their compactnes's improves. Pep Guardiola's team lost 4 nil away at Leicester.

    They should keep working on perfecting his first plan rather than doing something that would make his whole system different.
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    Dion Full Member

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    If Roberto Di Matteo can get Chelsea to win the Champions League Zola can get them winning enough games to go 4th. What a manager does with lower league and relegation scrappers doesn't having any bearing on their ability to be a decent caretaker manager at a top club. This isn't a team that doesn't know how to play football, they are just being told to play a type of football they're entirely unsuited to. Nobody is saying Zola will win 8 titles in 10 years with them, but there's no way I'd be happy if they sacked Sarri and brought him in.
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    Fantastic isn't it. Long may it continue.