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Chelsea midfielder Loftus-Cheek: Similarities between Hodgson and Sarri

Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says there's some similarities between between manager Maurizio Sarri and Crystal Palace's Roy Hodgson.

Loftus-Cheek played for Hodgson at Palace last season.

He said, "Roy doesn't do most of the training. He does a lot of the tactics. When he first came in he spent a lot of time on tactics defensively and every day just trying to nail it.

"It took a bit of time but then we got into a rhythm and we had that good run in the league. His ways really stuck with us and had a benefit on the team.

"Sarri is very big on tactics as well. We do stuff repeatedly day in, day out on shape. So in a way it's similar.

"Sarri likes to be aggressive on the press, which I think is good for Chelsea to be a dominant team."

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