Chelsea FC have won their first preseason march against Perth Glory with a margin of 1-0. The Blues were looking brilliant in the first half of the match and the new signing Jorginho was phenomenal throughout the first 45 minutes of the match. After that, the new manager of Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri has decided to give Bakayoko a chance in place of Jorginho in the second half of the match. But, the French midfielder was unable to replicate the performance of his teammate Jorginho.
Jorginho has been phenomenal for the Blues in Australia. The Italian midfielder had 101 touches in the ball in the first half and out of that, 98 passes were completely accurate. Under the management of Maurizio Sarri, Chelsea are going to play a new brand of football. No player is holding the ball for much time and they are playing possessional passing football most of the times in the match. The Chelsea academy player Callum Hudson Odoi was brilliant throughout the whole match and he provided a brilliant cross to Pedro who scored the only goal of the match.
The previous manager of Chelsea, Antonio Conte preferred to play more tactical football. He used to be more careful about playing condition of the footballers without the ball. He used to work hard more on taking back the possession of the ball from the opponents and start a counter attack. This approach was not very much likely for most of the footballers in the squad. That’s why Chelsea were unable to finish in the top four positions in the Premier League in the previous season.
On the other hand, Maurizio Sarri wishes to play a passing football game more like Spanish Tiki Taka football. But, the Spanish striker of Chelsea FC, Alvaro Morata was as poor in the first match as he was in the previous season under the management of Antonio Conte. The players are passing the ball towards Alvaro Morata but the player is unable to sense where the ball is going. Alvaro Morata was clearly misfit in the system of Maurizio Sarri in the first preseason match. Maurizio Sarri has to take him off at the 60th minute of the match.
Chelsea FC are eyeing to make a move for the Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain in this summer transfer window as it was very much clear that Alvaro Morata would not be able to make an impression under the management of the new manager of Chelsea FC- Maurizio Sarri.
So, Alvaro Morata should be sold to some top European club to make some funds to get in a star centre forward in the squad of the Blues. Gonzalo Higuain is going to be top summer transfer target of the Blues in this summer transfer window. Maurizio Sarri is a big fan of the midfielder and he wants to bring the star centre forward in the squad of the Blues in the next season. Gonzalo Higuain’s physical presence is surely going to be vital for the Blues in the next season.