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Brighton Vs Chelsea: Sarri Speaks On Swapping Roles Between Jorginho, Kante

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has insisted there are no plans to return N’Golo Kante to his former holding midfield role.

Kante helped Leicester City and the Blues to the Premier League title in successive seasons playing at the base of the midfield.

But Sarri has preferred to play Jorginho who arrived at Stamford Bridge alongside the manager from Napoli, as a deep-lying playmaker this season, with Kante pushed further forward.

And though Jorginho was badly exposed in the 3-1 defeat to Tottenham last month, Sarri is yet to be convinced to re-install Kante to his regular position.

“We have a squad for this kind of football.

“If you buy Jorginho and have [Cesc] Fabregas, then I think you have to play 4-3-3.

“If you play 4-3-3 in my style of football, then the central midfielder is a very technical player. Jorginho is very fast in the mind.

“He is able to play one touch or two touch. Fabregas also is technically really very good.

“I think that Kante in my style of football has to play [further forward].

“I can understand that somebody might think something different but if you think to my football, you have to say that I am right,” Sarri said ahead of the trip to Brighton on Sunday.

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