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‘Best News I Have Heard This Week’ – Chelsea Fans Delighted As Sarri Hints At Possible Selection Decision For Spurs Game

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has hinted that Emerson Palmieri may keep his place at left-back against Spurs tomorrow evening.

At today’s pre-match press conference, the Blues head coach was asked about Marco Alonso’s absence from the squad in the Carabao Cup final.

Sarri revealed that he doesn’t usually select a reserve left-back on the bench and Emerson is fully deserving of his place in the starting eleven:

Fans believe this suggests that the Italian fullback will keep his position in the team ahead of Alonso when they face Tottenham:

Despite the furore surrounding Kepa, Sarri would have taken a lot out of the shootout defeat to Manchester City.

Particularly defensively, Chelsea showed a steeliness that was conspicuous by its absence in the 6-0 drubbing they had received at the hands of the same opposition just a couple of weeks earlier.

A crucial part of that was Emerson’s good performance at Wembley, and there is very little reason to take him out of the side in the kind of form he is in.

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