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Maurizio Sarri is planning to be Chelsea manager ‘for a long time’

Although he accepts there is a problem with players adapting to his methods, Maurizio Sarri has admitted that there is a problem with his system at Chelsea but insists he is planning on staying at the club for “a long time”.

Ex-Napoli coach is under serious pressure following a disappointing run of results.

Many fans booed the squad’s efforts following the final whistle of Monday’s loss to Man United at Stamford Bridge, while others had voiced their displeasure with the tactics on display.

Maurizio Sarri said that the fans were right to feel angry after the 6-0 defeat against City at the Etihad Stadium, but he maintains Chelsea were much improved in their loss to United.

“I think the problem is the performance and the result against City,” he said. “We played very badly. We played without mentality, without soul. For that match, I think they are right.

In the meantime, according to La Reppublica Sarri has reportedly been offered the chance to coach Roma next season.

Allegedly Roma consultant Franco Baldini and President James Pallotta had dinner in London with Sarri,

The newspaper explains Di Francesco is ‘very likely’ to make way at the end of the season and that sporting director Monchi ‘could also leave’.