Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is desperate to avoid a reunion with Napoli in the Europa League.
The under-fire Italian oversaw his side record a much needed victory in last night’s last 32 first leg tie against Malmo following Sunday’s morale sapping 6-0 hammering at the hands of Manchester City.
Goals from Ross Barkley and Olivier Giroud helped ensure Sarri’s side will take a slender advantage into next week’s match against the Swedish side but Sarri already has an eye on the next round.
His former side Napoli won convincingly against FC Zurich last night and are improving after a difficult start to life under Carlo Ancelotti. Read more