Maurizio Sarri to escape Chelsea hammer after Manchester City humiliation

Maurizio Sarri to escape Chelsea hammer after Manchester City humiliation

- Maurizio Sarri will be in charge of his Chelsea squad when they battle Malmo in Thursday's Europa League clash

- The Italian boss in currently under-fire at Stamford Bridge following his side's humiliating defeat to Man City

- They have also dropped to 6th on the table with 50 points after 26 matches so far this campaign

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri will not be sacked by the Premier League club this week after suffering a heavy defeat to Manchester City over the weekend.

The Blues were hammered 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium and they slipped to sixth on the table after 26 matches.

This means that the Stamford Bridge outfit have lost three straight away matches, meanwhile the odds of the former Napoli boss being sacked has been heavily slashed.

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Three time Champions League winners Zinedine Zidane and former PSG manager Laurent Blanc have emerged top bossess to replace Sarri if he is fired.

SunSport reports that the manager name was included in the press release notice released by the club ahead of their Europa league clash against Malmo FF.

In spite of their struggles in the Premier League, they remain in contention for all three cups competitions.

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They will once again square up against Manchester City in the final of the EFL Cup on February 24th at Wembley Stadium in a bid to win silverware this campaign.

Before then, Sarri's men would known their fate in the FA Cup as they faceoff with in-form Manchester United next week in the fifth round stage of the championship.

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They sit sixth in the table, with Sunday's hammering seeing them drop below Arsenal on goal difference.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester City thrashed Chelsea 6-0 in one of Sunday's Premier League encounters.

A Sergio Aguero's hat-trick, while Raheem Sterling's brace and Ilkay Gundogan's lone strike completed the routing.

The Citizens are now back to the English topflight table with 65 points after 27 games and will hope they can maintain that until the end of the season.

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