Chelsea vs Inter Milan pre-season friendly expected outcomes and analysis!
Chelsea started their preseason tour with most of their 1st team players yet to return from holiday after participation in FIFA world cup 2918 at Russia!
Stamford Bridge has also undergone some slight changes, Antonio Conte has been replaced by fellow Italian tactician Sarri who joined another Italian defensive midfielder Jorginho! All are expected to bring a new breathe to Stamford bridge after a disastrous campaign in the 2017-2018 season!
We bring to you a close analysis about what you should expect from Chelsea second preseason match against inter after they had won Perth 1-0 on Monday in a match that had a mixture of reactions from fans!
Chelsea will look forward to continuing their development on the sarri ball strategy. Sarri is said to be a great fan of close range pace balls and short passes that develops from the back and intensify as it approaches the forward three!
He has already shown interest in "bringing entertainment time back at Stamford Bridge with an eye on EPL trophies" This will mean on their matchday against Inter Milan, Chelsea will be more versatile up front and somehow slow but accurate at the back!
Who is ideal for this kind of football philosophy? We have analyzed the Chelsea squad and here are the possible outcomes!
With the current situations around Thibaut, it's good if Chelsea tries something new and home groomed! Thibaut is speculated to be nearing a move to Real Madrid and thus he should be left out of this match as this match is a good preparation for just a few days in time Chelsea will kick of their campaign with community shield trophy against versatile pep Manchester city!
Young Star Bulka should start ahead of Rob Green as Caballero too still on holiday! Buka is tall and Strong enough to be handed game time. He made several saves against Perth and his debut ended up in a clean sheet!
Chelsea have one of the best world young defenders who posed to become world best footballers during their time! Though some first-team regulars like Cahill still in holiday after world cup participation, AMPADU, LUIz, EMERSON, and Azplicueta can form a rock defense for Inter Milan!
However the question still revolves around the young Empadu, Will Maurizio sarri give him game time having in mind the likes of Rudiger, Luiz, Cahill will be also competing for the same spot! But with his ability, Ampadu should break into 1st time and cause healthy competition to the likes of Cahill and Luiz who are now aging daily!
In the middle of the park, Chelsea has signed Jorginho who will automatically partner undisputed Ngolo Kante and any of Cesc, Cheek, Bakayoko, Barkley. Barkley and Cheek are the favorite for the third slot as the pair play more attacking and are strong!
They may fill the gHamsiksik played for sarri at Napoli! Any of them will be a perfect selection for Sarri! However, for this match against Milan, Barkley will have upper hand as cheek has not arrived in preseason training camp yet!
Chelsea has few front men, Morata, Batsman, Tammy and Giraud. Giraud and Mitchy are still out of the camp thus the slot remains for the struggle between Tammy and Morata!
Against Perth, Morata started, however, he never excelled well as the French man was severally caught offside! He ended up not putting a good show. It's time Chelsea should hand over the ball to young Tammy! The English forward shone in his loan at Swansea before injury spell! He is quick an can put the likes of Giraud in a serious contest this Summer!
On the wings, Hodoi run a good show at Perth and should be handed another chance on the left! On the right, despite good show and winning goal, Pedro should give way for young Charly Musonda!
Our selection remains: Gk-buka, defenders-Luiz, Ampadu, Emerson, Azplicueta, Midfield-Jorginho, Barkley, Bakayoko, forward-Hodoi, Tammy and Musounda!
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