Chelsea v Bournemouth: match preview

31 August 2018 02:06
This is actually a managerial reunion of sorts. Rewind four years and Eddie Howe had paid a visit to Maurizio Sarri at Empoli, intrigued to discover more about the Italian’s coaching techniques. That stint was reciprocated on the south coast last year as Napoli played a friendly at the Vitality Stadium. They have stayed in touch ever since. “He is a very interesting young coach who will make a mark in the English football in the future,” said Sarri of his opposite number. “Bournemouth are very dangerous opponents for us.” Chelsea should need no reminding of that having lost 3-0 to them at Stamford Bridge in January. Dominic FifieldSaturday 3pm Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian