Latest twist in Sarri's decision over Chelsea youngsters


Despite a troubled maiden season for manager Sarri no side has conceded fewer home goals than his in the Premier League this season.

Asked if the looming transfer ban makes preparing for next season harder, Sarri said: "No, because I'm really very confident in my players".

I think so.' Giroud, who helped France win the World Cup previous year, has started only seven Premier League games this season.

Chelsea boss Sarri wants to keep the on-loan Juventus forward at Stamford Bridge next term, despite the Blues remaining subject to a Federation Internationale de Football Association two- window transfer ban.

With Chelsea playing three games in the week - including the weekend clash against league leaders Liverpool, we expect Maurizio Sarri to play Rudiger to partner David Luiz.

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'We have played 51 matches, and in the last part of the season I want 20 players completely involved in our targets.

Higuain (31) has three goals in 11 Chelsea games and will cost 36million Euros to sign permanently.

Barcelona ace Suarez has 129 goals in just 159 La Liga appearances and previously graced the Premier League with Liverpool.

West Ham United, on the other hand, are fighting to play in the Europa League next season and if they wish to overtake the likes of Wolves and Watford, Pellegrini will need to ensure an away win.

Chelsea were handed a two-window transfer ban by world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association in February over the recruitment of foreign youngsters with the club's appeal against the sanction set to be heard on 11 April.

"Because, in the season, they were not able to have consistency, but they are a team with high quality".

'I don't know [if Callum Hudson-Odoi will start]. We have a lot of young players who are really good and improving.

Clarifying that Chelsea assistant Gianfranco Zola communicates with Abramovich more frequently than he does because of his superior command of English, Sarri added: "He is the owner, and so he is able to influence the technical staff, the club, the players, everything I think".