Maurizio Sarri annoyed with Chelsea board over disruption before Europa League final vs Arsenal

first_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 9 May 2019 11:48 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link430Shares Maurizio Sarri annoyed with Chelsea board over United States friendly before Europa League final against Arsenal Chelsea edged past Eintracht Frankfurt to reach the Europa League final (EPA)‘Now we need to rest,’ Sarri said in his post-match interview after the shootout victory over Frankfurt.‘Unfortunately we have to go to play in the United States.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘Because I think in this moment, we need to rest. We have 10 days to prepare for the final.‘We have to recover energy because we are really very tired.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Maurizio Sarri’s Europa League final plans will be disrupted by a friendly in the United States (BT Sport)Maurizio Sarri admits he’s unhappy with his Chelsea players being forced to travel to the United States for a post-season friendly before their Europa League final against Arsenal.Chelsea reached the Europa League final after beating Eintracht Frankfurt in a dramatic penalty shootout at Stamford Bridge on Thursday evening.Sarri’s side will face Arsenal in Baku on May 29 after Unai Emery’s men beat Valencia in their semi-final.Chelsea play Leicester City on Sunday in their final Premier League game of the season and after that they will travel to the United States for a post-season friendly against New England Revolution in Massachusetts on May 16.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAnd Sarri admits he is unhappy with the disruption to his squad’s recovery ahead of their final against Arsenal in Azerbaijan. Comment Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more