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Date TimeAugust 24, 2018
VoiceMaurizio Sarri’s failure to win a single trophy during his Napoli tenure has been mocked by the club’s president Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri slammed by Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis
The former Empoli coach turned Napoli into one of the most entertaining and free-scoring sides in Europe, one which came within touching distance of ending Juventus’ seven-year reign as Serie A champions least season.
Sarri’s appointment at Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte’s successor was only confirmed last month, but already there are signs that Chelsea will be a far more watchable team than they were under his predecessor.
De Laurentiis branded the 53-year-old as a ‘one-dimensional’ coach recently and has launched a fresh attack on the coach who has presided over two wins from two games in charge of his new club.
‘There remains the pleasure of having played well but also the bitterness of not having won anything,’ he told L’Equipe.
‘We gave Sarri everything and in three years we didn’t win anything.’
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri slammed by Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis
On Sarri’s replacement, former Chelsea double-winning coach Carlo Ancelotti, he added: ‘Ancelotti’s a lovely person, who entered the world of football by mistake.
‘He would do extraordinary things in any industry because he’s a serene guy, who holds no grudges with anyone.
‘He also expresses balance, and balance is a rare virtue.’

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