Maurizio Sarri sends Chelsea FC message to Alvaro Morata

Maurizio Sarri discusses Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud's slow starts to the season for Chelsea FC

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Chelsea FC manager Maurizio Sarri Photo: The Sport Review

Maurizio Sarri has insisted that he is not worried about Alvaro Morata’s slow start to the season for Chelsea FC.

The Spanish striker has just begun his second campaign at Stamford Bridge after having arrived at the west London club from Real Madrid back in the summer transfer window last year.

Morata has struggled to hold down a regular starting spot in the first team under Sarri so far this season, with the 25-year-old having only scored one goal in six Premier League outings so far this term.

The forward started on the bench for Chelsea FC during their 1-1 draw with Liverpool FC at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, and he was unable to find the net when he came on to play the final 25 minutes.

Sarri has been preferring to start with Olivier Giroud up front for Chelsea FC so far this season.

And the Blues boss insists that he is not concerned about either striker’s form – despite them having just netted one goal between them in the Premier League, back in August.

Speaking at his post-match news conference on Saturday, Sarri said: “I want to see at this moment Giroud and Morata because I think it’s right.

“You know their characteristics. Giroud is very important for his team-mates and I thought today Morata, in the last 25 minutes, was more aggressive than normal.

“I’m not really worried because we have wingers who are able to score.”

Chelsea FC will now turn their attentions back towards Europa League affairs and their home clash against Videoton on Thursday night.

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