Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has admitted that he is in the dark about his future with the club in the wake of their 6-0 thrashing at the hands of Manchester City on Sunday.
Sergio Aguero netted his 11th Premier League hat-trick (equalling the record of Alan Shearer) as the Citizens returned to the top of the log with a massive victory over the Blues at the Etihad Stadium.
Under Sarri, Chelsea have lost their last four away matches (across all competitions) in succession. The 6-0 capitulation was their worst defeat in the league since 1991.
“At the moment I am not able to explain,” he told Sky Sports after the match.
“During the week my feeling was good during training. Maybe the goal we concede after three minutes it was difficult to play. It was difficult not to give them spaces. We were in trouble. I am not able to understand.
“We made a lot of mistakes against the wrong opponents. They played fantastic football and we made a lot of mistakes. We wanted to press them at the beginning of the action but the plan was completely ruined because we concede after three minutes.
“I think the big difference between the two teams was the intensity of pressing. They pressed really well and we were not able to do it. We were not able to react in the right way. We were not able to stay in the match.
“At the moment we have a big problem away. The beginning of the season we were better away than at home. But everything has changed in the last month. We need to understand.
“It is right. I am in charge of the team so it is right [that he faces pressure]. You will have to ask the club [if there will be discussions about his future].”