Sarri has introduced training on a match day, with Germany defender Rudiger downplaying the physical effects of the additional session, while admitting to the psychological challenge, as Chelsea prepare for crucial games against Malmo in the Europa League on Thursday and the Carabao Cup final with Manchester City on Sunday – live on Sky Sports.
“It’s not like we are doing box-to-box runs. It’s not physical, it’s just the tactical things he likes to do,” said Rudiger.
It’s the same if you sit in the school the whole time listening to someone. At the end of the day you have to do your job.”