Sarri more interested in signing a winger than a striker like Higuain

Virginia Santiago
January 5, 2019

Following Chelsea's 0-0 draw against Southampton, manager Maurizio Sarri admitted that the Blues would need another forward: "The club knows my opinion".

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The Premier League club have not been able to rely on their strikers for goals this season, as Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata have managed just six between them. "I think we need something different for characteristics", said Sarri.

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"I didn't know anything about Pulisic yesterday", revealed Sarri.

Chelsea announced the £57 million signing of Christian Pulisic on Wednesday, though the U.S. global will not arrive from Borussia Dortmund until the summer, whilst the club have also been credited with an interest in AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuaín. I have to try to improve my players, my team, my offensive phase, or better my offensive phase in the last 20 metres.

In a game of very few chances for either side, Maurizio Sarri will be concerned by his side's lack of cutting edge as the Blues failed to carve out the opportunities expected playing against a side in the bottom three, especially when playing at home.

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According to Italian outlet Tutto Mercato, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham are the Premier League clubs who are keen to sign Kessie from the Serie A giants in the future.

Looking more vibrant back in his favoured role, Hazard made a fine run that opened up the Southampton defence, yet his fierce drive was well saved by Gunn, making his Premier League debut after his close-season move from Manchester City. We played a good match for 80 metres, then we were in trouble in the last 20 metres.

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