Maurizio Sarri has promised to give up smoking while he is in charge of Chelsea.
The UK Mirror reports that the chain-smoking Blues boss admits he finds it difficult not to reach for a cigarette, especially during a “horrible 15 minutes” against Arsenal.
“I am going to stop. Just for one or two years, then I will start again,” he said.
The Italian has enjoyed a fine start to life at Stamford Bridge, after replacing Antonio Conte in the summer.
Chelsea are joint top after their opening two Premier League fixtures against Huddersfield and Arsenal.