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Sarri's Chelsea future depends on mercy of Abramovich after FA Cup exit

Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera secured Man United's place in the FA Cup quarterfinals as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side knocked out 2018 winners Chelsea.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley says Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri looks over matched in the Premier League, after yet another lackluster performance from the club.

LONDON -- It is a long way back now for Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea manager. The players appear to have stopped listening a while ago, but now that the supporters have lost patience with him, this chastening FA Cup defeat against Manchester United could be the final straw.

A manager can limp on for only so long when the players aren't winning games for him, especially at a club like Chelsea.

But when the supporters vent their fury -- the Chelsea fans chanted "F--- Sarri-ball" and "You don't...

Mateo Kovacic, Jorginho overrun in midfield as listless Chelsea dumped from the FA Cup

Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera secured Man United's place in the FA Cup quarterfinals as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side knocked out 2018 winners Chelsea.

Goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba helped Manchester United avenge last season's FA Cup final defeat by dumping Chelsea out of the competition in the fifth round, winning by a score of 2-0 on another torrid night for Maurizio Sarri.


Chelsea still have the Carabao Cup final to look forward to next week ... against the Manchester City team that put six goals past them without reply a week ago.


Chelsea's defending in the middle third of the pitch was woeful, allowing...

LIVE Transfer Talk: Zidane demands Hazard contract, £200m war chest to take over at Chelsea

ESPN's Craig Burley addresses the pressure on Maurizio Sarri and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ahead of their FA Cup 5th round tie on Monday, live on ESPN+ at 2:30 PM ET.
Gab Marcotti explains the latest on Mauro Icardi's strained relationship with Inter, and dives into why some clubs might be hesitant to bring on the 25-year-old striker.

The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is closed, but click here for all the deals and keep track of who has joined the big boys. And Transfer Talk will continue to scour the world's media and set correspondents loose to see what's on the agenda for the summer.

TOP STORY: Zidane hands Chelsea list of demands

The stakes in Monday's FA Cup showdown with Manchester United just got a little higher for Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri.

The Sun reports that Zinedine Zidane has indicated he is willing...

Patrice Evra, Thierry Henry and Didier Drogba enjoy NBA All-Star Weekend

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You never have to wait too long for Patrice Evra's latest adventure, and the most recent edition has seen the former Manchester United and Juventus full-back head stateside to take in the festivities of NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina.

And what's more, Evra had fellow Premier League legends Thierry Henry and Didier Drogba alongside for the occasion!

Before taking in Saturday night's skills contests, which included the slam dunk competition, ex-France internationals Evra and Henry...

Man United vs. Chelsea is all about the managers, Solskjaer and Sarri, fighting for their futures

Manchester United revealed last week that it cost £19.6 million to sack Jose Mourinho and his coaches in December. If proof was ever needed that finding the right manager can be an expensive business, it was laid out in black and white, halfway down a news release about United's financial figures, under the section marked "exceptional items."

Chelsea, who face United in Monday's FA Cup fifth-round tie at Stamford Bridge (watch on ESPN+ on Monday at 2:30 p.m. ET), know all about sacking...

FA Cup key for Man United, Chelsea futures; can Newport, Wimbledon cause upset?

ESPN FC's Mark Ogden explains why he doesn't see a future for Maurizio Sarri and his style of play at Chelsea.
After West Ham and Everton were knocked out of the FA Cup by lower-division sides, the FC crew examine what made those upsets possible.
Relive the best of the FA Cup fourth round as the drama continued with more last-gasp wins and big-time upsets.
In our brand new 'That FA Cup Podcast' Craig Burley and Paul Mariner talk about the of facing lower league teams in the 3rd round.

There have been some high-profile exits already, but Nick Miller previews the top FA Cup storylines to watch for ahead of the fifth-round fixtures. All FA Cup games are live on ESPN+ in the U.S., find out more here.

Chelsea vs. Manchester United means a lot for both bosses

What the FA Cup actually means to Chelsea and Manchester United (live on ESPN+ on Monday, Feb.18 at 2.30 p.m. ET) is a question that has been asked and discussed and worried about for a quarter of a century. At least one of them...