Just five Premier League games stand between Maurizio Sarri and the completion of his first season at Chelsea, a feat of survival many predicted the Italian wouldn’t achieve during a campaign which has threatened to unravel on several occasions.
It all started off with an 18-game unbeaten run which placed Chelsea among the early title contenders, but in a season full of fluctuation, alarming defeats and Sarri’s self-confessed inability to motivate his players has seen his philosophy scrutinised like never before.
Get 2 football channels for the price of 1
Win a free fourball with GOLFNOW
Stream live for a one-off payment of just £8.99