Corinthians watching all opponents in preparation for Fifa Club World Cup
Corinthians head coach Tite has admitted that he is watching Chelsea ahead of the Fifa Club World Cup in Japan this December, but was keen to point out that they are analysing all opponents ahead of the tournament.
It is expected that Chelsea, who face Manchester United on Sunday, will reach the final of the tournament, given their wealth of playing talent, but Tite, 51, is not taking it for granted that his side will go that far.
He told Globo Esporte: "I'll watch, yes [Chelsea v Manchester United]. As soon as I saw the end of the match against Shakhtar Donetsk (2-1 defeat by Champions League). I was coming home from training and took time to see. This is natural and normal. I will not be a hypocrite to say that I will only see Hiroshima
"We are also monitoring the first confrontations. It is a prerequisite to reach the final. Al Ahly has been operating for three or four years together, and has a big name in Aboutrika. I will also follow the Japanese teams and already know a little about Auckland."