Maurizio Sarri’s job is safe but ball-hogging tedium at Chelsea cannot go on | Dominic Fifield

Chelsea need an injection of pace, width, even aggression, anything to make boom-and-bust team less predictable

The clamour around Chelsea is for change albeit, within the club at least, that does not extend to tinkering with the management.

There are no first-team delegations primed with complaints and queuing up outside Marina Granovskaia’s office just yet. While it is never wise to pre-suppose Roman Abramovich’s mood, the hierarchy are less inclined these days to fire a manager who has barely had time to reinstate ketchup on the menu at the training ground canteen.

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Source: theguardian