Chelsea boss Sarri loving the Premier League

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     Sarri is apparently sticking to old habits

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"It's totally different here", Sarri said.

"I sign autographs for the fans of the opposing team on the sideline, before and after the match".

"There are games with so much intensity, physicality. The English one is a different football from the Italian one, played in extraordinary stadiums".

A bitter legal struggle ensued before Chelsea finally appointed the Italian in July, and Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has been firing verbal shots at Sarri ever since.

Former Chelsea and Arsenal player Paul Merson has revealed who he feels will cost Chelsea the title at the end of this season.

Napoli won their last Serie A title during the days of Diego Maradona in 1990.

"I don't know why I am not at Napoli anymore, ask the club".

"If I am here at Chelsea it is because I coached at Napoli".

"I was out for dinner with [Giuseppe] Pompilio, the assistant of [sporting director Cristiano] Giuntoli, and I was talking to him about whether I should stay or not", Sarri told Il Mattino.

"I'm grateful [to De Laurentiis] though because he gave me an opportunity to coach the team I love, and if I'm here at Chelsea it's because I coached Napoli. But that back four, I don't think they can win the league with that back four".

"I didn't win anything at Napoli whereas Conte won here, so it's hard to take his place", he said.

Ancelotti was brought in supposedly to push Napoli one step further and beat Juve to the Scudetto. But when we are far away, there is a bit of nostalgia and something is always missing.

"The food more than anything, but I'm getting used to the meat and salmon here".

Now he is looking to repeat the exploits of compatriot Antonio Conte by winning the Premier League in his first season, although he knows it will not be easy. "We turned on the TV and saw Ancelotti going into Filmauro".

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