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  1. Next Manager?

    This is the most in depth article i have read on Lampard coaching. https://totalfootballanalysis.com/head-coach-analysis/frank-lampard-derby-county-tactical-analysis-statistics
  2. Federico Chiesa

    He is a super talent, unlike most Italians i think he fits the PL very well due to his pace and directness.
  3. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    Definitely Europa competition should be noted against Sarri, but so should the fact Mourinho had a much superior and super team at his disposal. Context is needed in both situation.
  4. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    Yeah i am going to say hiring Allegri is a terrible idea when placed in a similar situation at Milan after the sale of Ibra he almost got them relegated.
  5. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    I am far from convinced of Lampard as I have stated numerous times, but the more I hear of Allegri, Marcos Silva, Rafa, Mourinho, etc. I am hoping on the Lampard fast, Ten Hag is the best name we have been linked with, and that has been very little.
  6. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    Bakayoko is definitely a Conte signing, there were many stories of how Conte scouted Baka at the time. No one at the time was doubting he was Conte's preference. He turns out shit, revision he was the Board signing all along.
  7. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    Bunch of names on that list is disputable, and anyhow it fails to address the point of the players wanting to play for Chelsea under Conte.
  8. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    There is no evidence or noticeable difference to make a judgement that Chelsea operated much better then rather than at the moment. Like i said in my previous post, a lot of things have changed mainly our financial strength and financial regulations to contend with. The status of Roman wealth has changed he has taken a financial decline in recent years, and a much rise to football inflation. A Sheva or Torres type spending was nothing to him at the time some of the most expensive signings in world football, to make similar type signing it would be in the upward of 100m+. He would be much more careful and weary to make those type of signings. I can write long post about the the climate differences between now and then, but in short it comes down to money. We throw money at our problems, and it worked. Now we cannot. We can spend at a respectful level right now, but not enough to blow away our competition.
  9. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    You are failing to grasp that these managers have a type of preference, these were Conte signings. Conte is obsessed with covering spaces and these players were to meet these ends. If you look through out Conte signings and payers he valued at Chelsea and Juventus, it is quite clear they were his preferences. Our squad is filled with these type of players for a reason, it is really not hard to grasp. Secondly top players with technical players do not want to play for these managers. simply put they are moved by a more exciting football they enjoy. Man you are really living in the past if you think early Roman years could be recreated with the style and signings. Football has changed, our financial powers is not the same, our competition is greater, players preferences has moved, etc. Without being the financial heavyweight in football, Chelsea has to offer a better product.
  10. Nicolo Barella

    The midfield of Veratti, Jorginho and Barella looks really promising for Italy. Even Mancini is more proactive nowdays.
  11. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    If you want those managers than better accept more Bakayoko and Drinkwater type signing, those are the players ready to line up for these guys.
  12. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    Definitely, the heavy amount of games in the second half of the season really stunted his football, the team needed more time on the training ground the busy schedule made that impossible.
  13. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    Yet you want Simeone and Alllegri, the football world is moving away from these dinosaurs. Sarri is not Chelsea quality yet Allegri is being let go in favor of Sarri.
  14. Sarri But Not Sarri Thread

    Imagine playing this type of football with actual quality players, shame it ends so early.