Gonzalo Higuain needs to improve his performances for Chelsea if he is to secure his long-term future at Stamford Bridge after Juventus had indicated their disapproval of a return to the club for the Argentine striker, according to Goal.
Chelsea fullback Emerson has revealed he is confident of a top-four finish for the club and that this constantly enters the discussion in the Blues dressing room.
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has emphasised his desire of playing as a midfielder to Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri while he also reflected on the tight competition for places in the Blues midfield.
Maurizio Sarri believes Ruben Loftus-Cheek has massive potential and that he can go on to become one of the elite midfielders in Europe after the England international’s scintillating performance against Dynamo Kiev on Thursday.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has said that his controversial clash with goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga during the League Cup final brought the squad closer together.
The pressure on Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri may have been eased after the club recorded back to back Premier League wins against Tottenham and Fulham following the League Cup final loss on penalties to Manchester City. However, many fans and pundits still do not feel that Sarri is the right man to manage the club.
Maurizio Sarri says he does not need convincing about Callum Hudson-Odoi’s massive potential although he preached caution regarding putting too much pressure on the 18-year-old’s shoulders.
Maurizio Sarri thinks the Kepa Arrizabalaga substitution incident during the League Cup final has proved as a massive boon for Chelsea.
Maurizio Sarri insists he never feared the sack at Chelsea despite rumours regarding his long-term future at the club in recent weeks while also claiming to have discussed his plans for the next campaign with the club hierarchy.
Antonio Rudiger thinks Maurizio Sarri realised the need to change his tactics following Chelsea’s embarrassing defeat against Manchester City last month.
Joe Cole has praised Maurizio Sarri for dropping Kepa Arrizabalaga and going with Willy Caballero during Chelsea’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur while adding he should stick with the Argentine ahead of the Spaniard.
Maurizio Sarri has revealed he agreed to a tactical change his players asked for at half-time during Chelsea’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.
Pedro Rodriguez has stated Kepa’s substitution row with Maurizio Sarri did not have any effect on the Chelsea dressing room, insisting the squad are “together”.
Former Chelsea central defender Robert Huth has joined the chorus in criticising Maurizio Sarri’s use of N’Golo Kante in an advanced midfield role.
Joe Cole reckons Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri has “steadied the ship” following the Blues’ victory over Tottenham Hotspur.
Future prospects for Maurizio Sarri remaining at Stamford Bridge are looking bleak, as Danny Murphy pointed out in a recent interview with Sportingbet when he likened the Italian’s position to that of Jose Mourinho before he left Manchester United,
Danny Murphy believes Chelsea should sack their goalkeeping coach if Kepa Arrizabalaga had cramp in Sunday’s League Cup final.
Michael Ballack believes Kepa Arrizabalaga’s teammates should have done more to usher him off the pitch after the Chelsea goalkeeper’s refusal to do so during Sunday’s League Cup final.
Jose Mourinho has had his say regarding Kepa Arrizabalaga’s refusal to be subbed off during Chelsea’s the League Cup final against Manchester City, saying it left the Blues, especially Maurizio Sarri, in a “very fragile” situation.
John Terry wants Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri to put more faith in Callum Hudson-Odoi and Ruben Loftus-Cheek for the rest of the campaign.
Jermaine Jenas believes the performance of Chelsea against Manchester City in the League Cup final is a sign that Maurizio Sarri is making the Blues harder to beat.
David Luiz has denied rumours of a dressing-room coup at Chelsea and insisted under-fire head coach Maurizio Sarri still has the full backing of the Blues squad.
Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea will have to sell one of their wingers in the summer if Callum Hudson-Odoi is to feature more regularly for the senior side.
Olivier Giroud has revealed the ongoing speculation regarding the future of Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea is hard to adapt to with the Frenchman comparing it in contrast with his time at Arsenal.
Former England midfielder Steve McMahon reckons Gianfranco Zola would immediately install N’Golo Kante in the holding midfield role if he replaced Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea manager.