Europa League: Maurizio Sarri Names The ONE Team He Wants To Avoid

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has pointed out Napoli as the one team he wants to avoid in the Europa League.

The Blues are looking to win the Europa League this season as it presents their best chance of making it to the Champions League next year.

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Manchester United and Arsenal have leapfrogged Chelsea in the Premier League to leave them sixth on the table.

It means they are possibly going to go through to the round of 16 when they play each other again at Stamford Bridge next week.

With no restrictions on who they can face next round, the Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is worried about facing his former side.

“I would avoid playing in Naples, if possible because it would be too strong an emotional response for me to focus on the game,” said Maurizio Sarri.

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“If Napoli-Chelsea means we are both in the Final, however, then I’d be happy for both.”

This article was most recently revised and updated 4 years ago

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