‘Finally’ – Maurizio Sarri praised for benching this Chelsea star against Newcastle

Some Chelsea fans are pretty happy to see manager Maurizio Sarri dropping Willian to the bench against Newcastle in their Premier League clash this afternoon.

The Blues have started brightly under the Italian tactician, who replaced fellow countryman Antonio Conte this summer, with two wins from their opening two matches against Huddersfield and Arsenal.

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However, it seems not all Chelsea supporters were entirely happy with what they were seeing, with Willian’s form at the start of this campaign perhaps not the best.

The Brazil international is now only on the bench today, with Pedro clearly in on merit after a fast start to 2018/19, with the Spaniard also looking a great fit for the way Sarri likes his sides to play.

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Willian in action for Chelsea against Huddersfield Town

These CFC fans are pleased to see Willian not starting, but there are few other surprises as a strong team looks set to take to the field at St James’ Park this afternoon…

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