Maurizio Sarri will reportedly tell Chelsea that he wants to overhaul the current squad if he avoids the sack at Stamford Bridge.

According to The Times, Sarri, like Antonio Conte before him, is challenging the club to back him over the players.

Sarri has found himself under pressure after a desperate run of results in his first season at Chelsea.

The Italian head coach believes that the players available to him are not able to produce the style of football he is looking to achieve at the club.

Chelsea players have reportedly raised concerns about the sheer level of tactical demands placed upon them by Sarri.

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The report claims that the club are still backing the head coach, with Sarri just seven months into his reign.

Sarri’s lack of a pre-season is cited as one of the reasons behind the ongoing support from Marina Granovskaia, who played a key part in bringing the 60-year-old to Chelsea in the summer.

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