Maurizio Sarri admits concern over Chelsea but sidesteps query on future

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Maurizio Sarri admitted he does not know if Chelsea will sack him as manager and said it was right that there should be scrutiny of his position following the 6-0 hiding at Manchester City.

This was Chelsea’s biggest defeat since a 7-0 loss to Nottingham Forest in April 1991 and followed defeats of 4-0 at Bournemouth and 2-0 at Arsenal in their two previous away games. Asked if he feared losing his job, Sarri said “I don’t know” before admitting “my job is always at risk”, a situation that is hardly likely to be helped by what Sarri went on to say to Sky Sports Italia. “If the president [Roman Abramovich] calls, I’ll be happy, seeing as I never hear from him. To be honest, I don’t know what to expect.”

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