Maurizio Sarri’s future at Chelsea may be up in the air, but the Italian insists it does not hinge on winning next week’s Europa League final.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will discuss his future with the club following the Europa League final against Arsenal as he wants “to know if they are happy” with him.
Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body UEFA by saying Azerbaijan must not be allowed to “sportswash its appalling human rights record” by staging high-profile football matches.
Arsenal plan to meet with UEFA to express their fury after Henrikh Mkhitaryan decided against playing in the Europa League final over security fears.
Unai Emery respects the “personal” nature of Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s decision not to play in the Europa League final but concedes it is “bad news” for his Arsenal side.
Olivier Giroud has given Chelsea a boost by signing a new one-year contract for next season ahead of next week’s Europa League final.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has revealed his “confusion” at the prospect of facing as long as a year sidelined after Achilles surgery.
Maurizio Sarri’s pre-match worries appeared to become a reality during Chelsea’s 3-0 friendly win over New England Revolution after Ruben Loftus-Cheek limped off with a suspected ankle injury.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek believes Kepa Arrizabalaga completed his redemption from penalty villain to spot-kick hero to spur Chelsea to the Europa League final.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has moved to reassure Chelsea fans Maurizio Sarri was right to substitute him in the Europa League semi-final scrap with Eintracht Frankfurt.
Arsenal admit they are “hugely concerned” about playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan potentially missing the Europa League final against Chelsea because of the continuing tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan.