JORGINHO REVEALS THE QUALITIES AND STRENGTHS OF CHELSEA BOSS MAURIZIO SARRI

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Maurizio Sarri has got Chelsea playing with swagger since the Italian became boss at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues are unbeaten in the Premier League under Sarri with Eden Hazard playing his best football in a Chelsea shirt under Sarri.

Jorginho followed Sarri from Naples to London, after working under the Italian’s guidance for three seasons at Napoli and he is better placed to reveal our manager’s qualities and strengths.

“He works incredibly hard and all the work he puts in is seen in his results,” Jorginho told Chelsea’s official website about Sarri.

“He’s someone who has real attention to detail and what that means is that when we’re on the pitch we have taken in all of those details and are able to react.

“We know in whatever situation we find ourselves that we have the responses and because of all the work we put in with our coach we are already in place to answer those challenges.

“I think that when you’ve spent years working with someone, a coach or players, you start to know and understand them better which really helps out on the pitch, and that’s what you see in my relationship with the coach. He’s somebody I get on with very easily.

“I think Sarri’s revolution is about his style of play.

“All the work he does is based around controlling the game and in order to control the game you need the ball, so what you see on the pitch is a consequence of the work.”

Jorginho, who attempted a Premier League record of 180 passes in the goalless draw against West Ham believes his position at the base of Chelsea’s midfield trio helps bring balance to the team.

Jorginho added: “My position is one that brings balance to the team. It’s a position where I’m always playing with one or two touches and I keep the rhythm of the play going.

“It’s about being able to unite defence with attack so the distances between those two blocks are not too far and we keep that compact shape so that we can play with the ball on the floor like the manager wants.

“Before I receive the ball I already know how that play is developing so I’m able to give rhythm to that play.

“I’m always looking to know what I’m going to do before I receive the ball in order to make my team play better.”

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