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Published: 18:21 | 16/7/18

Sarri excited by Premier League test


Maurizio Sarri believes he will need to make 'one or two adjustments' to ensure Chelsea are ready to play his style of football.

Sarri's appointment was announced on Saturday morning just 24 hours after Antonio Conte's sacking and he went straight to work on Monday as he took training for the first time.

The Italian's arrival coincided with the signing of Jorginho, who worked under Sarri at Napoli, while the Blues are also closing in on Aleksandr Golovin from CSKA Moscow and the new manager is pleased with how his squad is shaping up ahead of the new season.

"I think Chelsea is a good team. The problem is that in England there are another five, six very good teams," Sarri told the club's official app The 5th Stand.

"First of all I want to play my football, I want to enjoy myself. And probably I want also to win something.

"With one or two adjustments we can try to play my football.

"It's impossible in my job to promise something, but I surely would give all my possessions to win something with Chelsea."

Sarri is excited at the prospect of taking on some of the biggest names in football adding:

"Chelsea is one of the most important clubs in the most important championship in Europe. In the Premier League there are all the most important coaches in Europe, maybe in the world.

"It will be for me very exciting to play against Guardiola, Pochettino, Mourinho, Klopp and the others."

Chelsea face Premier League champions Manchester City in the FA Community Shield on Sunday, 5 August, live on BT Sport on the eir sport pack.

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