Europa League final updates from the 8pm BST game in BakuThe fans making 4,970-mile round trip to see a London derbyAnd feel free to email [email protected] 7.39pm BST “Did you notice that Arsenal went with Azerbaijani spelling of the stadium name on their pennant, whereas Chelsea opted for the English translation?” Gabriel Piller there, talking my kind of language, addressing the really pressing pre-match issues. While we’re stuck in the dressing room, let the record state that each player has been given a goody bag by Uefa. Not sure what gratis treats are packed into it. The match programme probably. A newly launched cologne perhaps. A sleeve of golf balls? A bottle of single malt? 200 JPS? 7.29pm BST Maurizio Sarri speaks … and it sounds like he’s rolling the dice with Kante. “We don’t know exactly how fit N’Golo Kante is, but he is better. We are not sure, but we will try during the warm-up. We have prepared against their three defenders.” As for yesterday’s cap-flinging show, he explains: “I think you were not able to understand yesterday. If my players are aggressive in training I am happy, not disappointed. I was only disappointed because I wanted to try our solutions on set pieces, but after 15 minutes of training the cameras were there. So we were disappointed for the situation, not for the players.” Continue reading…
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Author : Scott Murray
Publish date : 2019-05-29 18:39:06
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