Sports Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea boss worried about his players’ mentality ahead of Manchester City clash Published 5 days ago on December 7, 2018 By Frank Couper Share Tweet cause for concern The Blues have lost two of their last three games and the Italian faces his toughest test yet against the Premier League champions on Saturday Maurizio Sarri admits his Chelsea players have a problem with their mentality amid his team’s dramatic slump in form. Two defeats in their last three games, including a 2-1 defeat at Wolves on Wednesday, have seen the Blues fall ten points behind league-leaders Manchester City, who they welcome to Stamford Bridge on Saturday live on talkSPORT. Sarri has questioned his team’s mentality And while Sarri says he knew it would be difficult imposing his philosophy on Chelsea, he knows it won’t get any easier when the Premier League champions visit. Sarri said: “I knew very well that sooner or later we have to face difficulties. When you change the way of playing, the way of football, you need to change the mentality. Chelsea suffered a shock defeat to Wolves on Wednesday “You need to change the mentality in 25 minds, so it’s not a short way. It’s very difficult.” Pep Guardiola’s City have won 13 of their Premier League games and are unbeaten since April. ‘Not good enough’ Ince pulled no punches when asked for his assessment of Pogba and Lukaku STOP TALKING ‘Danny Rose has far too much to say’ – Spurs star slammed over Wembley moan season-ending Arsenal confirm Rob Holding ruptured ACL of left knee against Man United SUMMER SWOOP Man United to fork out £40m to make Pochettino next manager – report SETBACK Manchester United and Chelsea transfer target set to be rewarded with new deal live on talksport2 West Brom vs Aston Villa: preview, team news, predicted line-ups, more ‘Not a prayer’ Chelsea are miles away from Premier League title challenge, says ex-Blue ‘NO RELEVANCE’ Pogba is a ‘myth’… I’d sell him in a heartbeat, blasts ex-PL chairman Sarri, who has experienced defeat to Guardiola with both Napoli and Chelsea – the latter in August’s Community Shield – was asked how his side can beat City. He added: “I don’t know. Against Guardiola I lost every match, so I don’t know. You have to ask somebody else.” The Chelsea boss reported no serious injuries ahead of the clash and is expected to restore his first-choice line-up after Wednesday’s loss at Wolves. This story was originally published by talkSPORT Share this:Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window) Related Related Topics:FootballMaurizio SarriPremier League Up Next Ozil’s back injury blamed on Fortnite addiction Don't Miss Police expect 400 to 500 violent fans for River vs Boca Continue Reading You may like Liverpool injury news: Joel Matip taken to hospital after Champions League win over Napoli – reports Arsenal nearly missed out on transfer of Lucas Torreira until Unai Emery called him before the World Cup Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Lucas Moura strikes late to send Spurs to Champions League knockout stages Follow Us On Flipboard Magazine. Latest U.S. Politics20 mins ago Celebs hawking Cîroc vodka didn’t mention paid ad deal: FTC Sean “Diddy” Combs helped to make Cîroc a best-selling vodka — but he and scores of other celebs never said... Business1 hour ago How Eddie Redmayne Inspired Glossier’s Best-Selling Cleanser Glossier, the hit e-commerce beauty brand that recently opened a flagship store in New York, announced Tuesday that it will... Local2 hours ago Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive Image copyright Reuters Image caption Meng Wanzhou has said she will contest allegations of fraud Donald Trump says he could... Local3 hours ago ‘If you Google the word idiot, a picture of Donald Trump comes up?’ Google’s Chief executive Sundar Pichai went in front of US Congress to defend his company to lawmakers. He faced questions... Entertainment3 hours ago Duchess Meghan Gives a Sweet Nod to Father-in-Law Prince Charles Meghan, Duchess of Sussex on stage during The Fashion Awards 2018Tristan Fewings/BFC/Getty Images A sweet statement! Duchess Meghan gave a... Most Read Local1 week ago Wilder v Fury: Stunning draw in the WBC world heavyweight title fight Sports5 days ago Maurizio Sarri is steering Chelsea away from top four for second year running unless these changes are made, says Adrian Durham Sports5 days ago Who are the two best central defenders in the world?