UK: Chelsea's Sarri plays down Willian and Courtois rumours before Man City final

Journalist: «Do you think he'll stay?» Sarri: «Yes, I do.» Journalist: «You're confident about that?» Sarri: «I'm very confident.» Newly-appointed Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri played down speculation linking goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and forward Willian with moves away from the club at a press conference in Cobham on Friday, ahead of Sunday's Community Shield Final against Manchester... Еще City. Sarri was adamant that Brazil winger Willian would not be leaving after rejecting a string of bids, while Belgium number one Courtois has been linked with Real Madrid and has just a year left on his contract. «At this moment Courtois is the goalkeeper of the club, of Chelsea. But I don't know the future. It depends on the club and especially on him I think,» Sarri explained. Chelsea will take on Man City at Wembley in the Community Shield Final on Sunday, the traditional pre-season curtain raiser. It will mark Sarri's first competitive match in the hot seat and he is set to face Man City manager Pep Guardiola in the opposing dugout. «Guardiola is a friend but not only [that], unfortunately. I think he is the best coach in the world now or one of the best for sure,» Sarri said of the Catalan.

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