Mourinho opens up and sends message to board over Sarri Chelsea decision

Jose Mourinho has urged Chelsea to stick with under-fire boss Maurizio Sarri beyond this season.

It is no secret that Sarri is under a lot of pressure  to bring instant success back to the club, but despite a very good start to life in charge, the Italian has seen his side lose the Carabao, get knocked out the Fa Cup and have not been in the chase for the Premier League title since well before Christmas.

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That has led to a lot of speculation that he will be replaced at the end of the season with a number of top bosses including Max Allegri, Zinedine Zidane and Mauricio Pochettino all linked with the job.

However, Mourinho has told the club that the Italian will be better in his second season in charge at Stamford Bridge.

‘Italy is not an easy country,” he told beIN Sports.

‘You learn how to deal with the press; it is very specialised, they have top commentators [with] great experience in football, the journalists are also very clever in using the emotion of football in Italy.

‘Maurizio comes to England with more than 20 years of experience in football. I think he’s ready, the main difficulty is imposing his style of play which is the way he always played with Napoli.

‘The Premier League is the [league] where you sometimes have to lose your identity a bit to adapt to the characteristics of the game and the opponents.
‘He will learn in time, the second season will be better for him.’

Is Jose right?

Yes he is and we should more than give Sarri more time to get things right here at the club as we believe he will eventually get the club winning things on a regular basis, but only if he is backed by the club and gets the players he needs.

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