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Maurizio Sarri speaks out on Alvaro Moratas poor display in Chelseas clash with Arsenal

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Mandatory Credit: Photo by Dave Shopland/BPI/REX/Shutterstock (9776575bw) Alvaro Morata of Chelsea Arsenal v Chelsea International Champions Cup Aviva Stadium Dublin Ireland 01 Aug 2018
Alvaro Morata struggled to make an impact against Arsenal. (REX/Shutterstock)

Maurizio Sarri insists he has no concerns over Alvaro Moratas form following Chelseas pre-season friendly against Arsenal on Wednesday evening.

Chelsea were on course for a victory in Dublin as Antonio Rudiger had given them an early lead but Arsenal won on penalties after Alexandre Lacazette netted an equaliser in injury time.

Morata had been in Venice on Sunday to be with his wife Alice Campello for the birth of their twins but the 25-year-old linked back up with Chelseas squad for their match against Arsenal.

But Morata struggled to make an impact in attack as he missed a host of chances, including a first-half penalty.

Morata is set to start Chelseas Community Shield clash against Manchester City on Sunday due to the absence of Olivier Giroud and Michy Batshuayi, but the Spain international appears to be short of confidence ahead of the new season.

DUBLIN, IRELAND - AUGUST 01: Alvaro Morata of Chelsea during the Pre-season friendly International Champions Cup game between Arsenal and Chelsea at Aviva stadium on August 1, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
Maurizio Sarri admitted that Morata could be tired. (Getty Images)

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I dont know if he is not confident, said Sarri.

Maybe he was tired.

The last three days for him were very intense, so maybe this match he was a bit tired.

I am not worried about Morata.

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