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?Mentally fragile? Chelsea star compared to AC Milan flop by Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has questioned the mental fortitude of Alvaro Morata, likening him to his former Empoli midfielder Riccardo Saponara. Morata began his Blues career like […]The post Sarri compares ?mentally fragile? Morata to Saponara appeared first on Squawka News.

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has questioned the mental fortitude of Alvaro Morata, likening him to his former Empoli midfielder Riccardo Saponara.
Morata began his Blues career like a house on fire, but has struggled immensely since the turn of the year, scoring just six Premier League goals in 2018.
Who is Riccardo Saponara" Five things to know…

Progressing from the Ravenna academy, Saponara joined Empoli in 2009.
The midfielder flourished under the guidance of Sarri across 2012/13. His performances earned him a move to AC Milan in 2013 but he failed to impress.
Rejoined Empoli after two seasons and eight appearances at San Siro.
Currently on loan at Sampdoria from parent club Fiorentina.

Five of Morata’s six goals in 2018 have come this season, but the Spaniard has been subject to direct scrutiny and criticism by pundits and fans alike, who have questioned his mental resilience and consistency.
Saponara himself struggled to hit the heights at one of Europe’s great aristocrats, and Sarri believes his current No.29 is having similar confidence issues.
“It’s difficult,” Sarri said (via Goal). “At Empoli I had a wonderful player, Riccardo Sapon...
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