Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is yet to decide whether Kepa Arrizabalaga will start in goal in the Premier League clash with Tottenham after his refusal to be substituted in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.
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Maurizio Sarri has endured a difficult few months as Chelsea boss which leaves his position precarious ahead of Wednesday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham.
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has been fined one week’s wages and admitted he made a “big mistake” after refusing to be substituted during Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.
Former Chelsea winger Pat Nevin feels the Kepa Arrizabalaga substitution furore undermines Maurizio Sarri’s position as Blues head coach.
Kepa Arrizabalaga’s refusal to be substituted by Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final penalty shootout loss to Manchester City sparked numerous questions.
David Luiz has insisted Kepa Arrizabalaga’s refusal to be substituted was not indicative of Maurizio Sarri losing the respect of his Chelsea players.
Kevin De Bruyne continues to talk down Manchester City’s quadruple prospects despite admitting achieving it would make them the greatest.
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri and Kepa Arrizabalaga attempted to diffuse the furore over the goalkeeper’s refusal to be substituted in Sunday’s Carabao Cup loss to Manchester City by insisting it was a misunderstanding.
Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to come off in the final minutes of the Carabao Cup final in what appeared to be a stunning act of defiance against manager Maurizio Sarri.
Kepa Arrizabalaga has insisted he did not defy Maurizio Sarri’s decision to substitute him in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final loss to Manchester City.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hopes winning the Carabao Cup can give his side fresh confidence in their quest for the quadruple.
Chelsea keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga refused to come off in the final minutes of the Carabao Cup final in what appeared a stunning act of defiance against manager Maurizio Sarri.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri said Kepa Arrizabalaga’s refusal to come off during the Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City was due to a “big misunderstanding”.
Former Chelsea captain John Terry said Kepa Arrizabalaga showed manager Maurizio Sarri a lack of respect when he appeared to refuse to be substituted in the Carabao Cup final.
Manchester City beat Chelsea 4-3 on penalties after a goalless 120 minutes to win the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.
Kepa Arrizabalaga undermined manager Maurizio Sarri by refusing to be substituted as Chelsea were beaten 4-3 on penalties by Manchester City in the Carabao Cup final.
Harry Kane’s VAR-assisted penalty gave Tottenham a slim advantage in their Carabao Cup semi-final against Chelsea following a 1-0 first-leg win at Wembley.
Chelsea’s new record signing Kepa Arrizabalaga impressed team-mate Antonio Rudiger in their opening-day Premier League win at Huddersfield.
Kepa Arrizabalaga made his Chelsea debut at Huddersfield, just days after becoming the most expensive goalkeeper in history.
* Chelsea sign Athletic Bilbao’s Kepa Arrizabalaga for a world-record goalkeeper transfer fee of £72.