Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri looks Kepa Arrizabalaga still as his first goalkeeper. The Italian believes the Spaniard with his reserveplaats Wednesday in the game against Tottenham Hotpsur (2-0 victory) enough is punished.
“I think the decision was the right one to Kepa next to it. He has made a big mistake. He has first, the account must pay to the club, and now also to the team,” said Sarri.
Arrizabalaga came Sunday in disrepute because he refused to change positions during the following penalty shoot-out, lost League Cup final against Manchester City, to anger Sarri, who, after the necessary lament furious to the tunnel rushed.
Sarri, however, directly afterwards, to know that he Arrizabalaga would not punish, because the matter is a misunderstanding based (he thought Arrizabalaga cramps now), but the clubleiding did by a weeksalaris to keep.
“We have also now just a point behind. We need him now not kill. If you are young, do well once errors. The important thing is that he also is about to think and learn,” says Sarri.
“In the next match or the match after that, will Kepa weather is goalkeeping. This was also a message to my group. We are one team, not a collection of 25 individuals.”
Kepa Arrizabalaga during the warm-up prior to the game against Tottenham Hotspur. (Photo: ProShots)
“I have, in the past few days, two or three times with the club spoke’
Sarri itself by the convincing victory at Tottenham also somewhat quiet breathing. He was in recent weeks, fierce under pressure, especially the supporters, who shouted for his departure.
“I have in the past few days, two or three times with the club spoken. The problem is not as big as you write. I’m not really worried about it. In this position you stand every week under the pressure. That is for each manager to normal.”
Sarri was pleased with the way his team against Tottenham responded to the disappointment against Manchester City. Chelsea made a good impression and got in the regular time and extra time even the best opportunities.
“It is not easy to be in this heavy competition is constant, but we have the points and therefore it is so very important. Maybe now we can have hunting open on Tottenham, because the difference is small.”
Chelsea now occupies the sixth place in the Premier League, but still has a home game against Brighton & Hove Albion credit and increases in profit to the shared fourth place, which gives entitlement to Champions League football.
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