Sarri set to face Chelsea target in Europa League semifinal

Europa League By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 19/04/2019

Maurizio Sarri's team defeated Slavia Prague4-3  in the quarter-final of the Europa League to set up a date with Eintracht Frankfurt who edged out Benfica to reach the last four.

Frankfurt striker Luka Jovic is one of the most in-form strikers in Europe at the moment and Sarri has expressed his happiness for Chelsea to face one of the most prolific strikers in Europe when both teams square for the semifinal clash.

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Jovic has been linked with several top clubs across Europe including Chelsea.

Sarri said after the victory over Slavia Prague: "We did very well in the first half and of course we are really happy to reach a European semi-final because we know that is not easy.

"To reach the final would be great for us but we need to study Eintracht Frankfurt very carefully now because they are a great team with a wonderful striker in Luka Jovic."

Chelsea defeated Slavia Prague 5-3 on aggregate to advance to the semifinal.