Arsenal was looking for a new boss after Arsene Wenger left the club at the end of last season. The Gunners board eventually fell on Unai Emery, after Massimiliano Allegri and Mikel Arteta were tied to work. working as a coach of Napoli at the end of last season and after months of speculation, he was finally appointed as a substitute for Antonio Conte at Chelsea in July. But Nicholas calculates that he could have ended up in another part of London. "This coach has been floating for a few seasons," said Sarri's Nicholas on Sky Sports. "Everyone was very interested in seeing what he would do at the end." I thought Arsenal would be for him, but not I know if the negotiations continued. "Nicholas is impressed by Sarri in Serie A and expects him to follow his philosophy at Chelsea." He likes pressing, Napoli has improved tremendously when he was there, "added Nicholas. I think players who can pass a ball, with rhythm, the first time, a touch, two touches, and the thing is going at a good pace, he likes it. "This is the one he will work on." The opening game of the Chelsea season is against Huddersfield this afternoon (15.00). the current home game is against Arsenal next weekend.