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Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola says Monday's FA Cup tie with Manchester United marks the start of a crucial period in their stuttering season.

Gianfranco Zola likens Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea struggle to Pep Guardiola’s at Manchester City

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is still adapting to the Premier League but will not compromise on his style of play, much like Pep Guardiola did at Manchester City when he first arrived in England, the London club’s assistant Coach Gianfranco Zola, said.

Sergio Aguero: Manchester City can win everything

Sergio Aguero feels Manchester City have "the capacity to win everything" and backed his team-mates to make history by winning four trophies this season.
Alexis Sanchez's poor performances at Manchester United have been compared to Fernando Torres' struggles at Chelsea by former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher.

Alexis Sanchez: Atmosphere at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho ‘wasn’t healthy’

Alexis Sanchez said former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho created an unhealthy atmosphere at Old Trafford.
Riyad Mahrez

Pep Guardiola apologises for keeping Riyad Mahrez out of Manchester City team

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger’s lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian’s form is not to be blamed.
Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez

Paul Ince: Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez is hopeless and a disgrace

Alexis Sanchez has seen his recent showings for Manchester United branded “a disgrace”, with Paul Ince accusing the Chilean of being “a joke” and a “million miles away from being at his best”.
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Eden Hazard: Maurizio Sarri suits me more than Jose Mourinho

Eden Hazard says he is more suited to the philosophy of Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri than former boss Jose Mourinho.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Eden Hazard backs under-fire Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea forward Eden Hazard has hailed the work done by Blues manager Maurizio Sarri amid increasing speculation regarding the former Napoli boss' future.
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Diet rich in fibre, vegetables relieves depression – researchers

A healthful diet can “significantly reduce” symptoms of depression. That’s the definitive conclusion from a meta-analysis of existing randomized, clinical trials.
Former Cameroon and Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o has reacted to Chelsea's 6-0 defeat to Manchester City on Sunday.

Samuel Eto’o: Chelsea can recover from Manchester City defeat

Former Cameroon and Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o has reacted to Chelsea's 6-0 defeat to Manchester City on Sunday.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Chelsea to decide Maurizio Sarri’s fate in a fortnight

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is clinging to his job after the 6-0 rout at Manchester City on Sunday, after which the Italian said he would welcome a chat with Roman Abramovich “because I never hear from him”.
Chelsea’s Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta (L) vies with Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on February 10, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Cesar Azpilicueta apologises to Chelsea fans after Man City drubbing

Cesar Azpilicueta has apologised to Chelsea fans after their humiliating 6-0 defeat by Manchester City, describing it as one of the lowest points in his professional career.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Unwanted records put Maurizio Sarri in Chelsea’s familiar firing line

Chelsea are making a nasty habit of breaking records for the wrong reasons under Maurizio Sarri, with time running out for the Italian to avoid becoming the latest coaching casualty at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Maurizio Sarri won’t change Chelsea style despite Manchester City mauling

Maurizio Sarri defended his style of football after Chelsea were thrashed 6-0 by Manchester City but said his players were not fulfilling his intentions on the pitch.
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Maurizio Sarri unmoved as Chelsea capitulation harms top-four hopes

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri again vowed to stick with his style of football in spite of the Londoners suffering their worst defeat since 1991 in Sunday’s hammering at Manchester City.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on February 3, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Pep Guardiola hails team after Manchester City crushed Chelsea 6-0

Pep Guardiola hailed Manchester City’s “incredible week” after they smashed Chelsea 6-0 on Sunday to return to the top of the Premier League on goal difference.
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Andrew Robertson: Jurgen Klopp calm despite Liverpool pressure

Liverpool defender Andrew Robertson has laughed off suggestions that manager Jurgen Klopp is feeling the strain after the wobble that allowed Manchester City to return to the Premier League summit.
Chelsea Italian head coach, Maurizio Sarri - AFP PHOTO - Oli SCARFF

Maurizio Sarri: Manchester City have the world’s best midfield

Manchester City have the best collection of technical midfield players in Europe, according to Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri.
John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi: Current Chelsea team lacking true leaders

John Mikel Obi believes Chelsea are missing their old guards following the team recent struggles in the English Premier League this season.

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