Sarri targets new striker after drawing Saints blank

Sarri targets new striker after drawing Saints blank

Sarri targets new striker after drawing Saints blank

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has revealed he is not aware of the club's new signing, Christian Pulisic until it was done. "I think we need something different for characteristics", said Sarri. I have to try to improve my players, my team, my offensive phase, or better my offensive phase in the last 20 metres.

With Olivier Giroud sidelined after suffering an ankle injury during last Sunday's win at Crystal Palace, Sarri opted to recall misfiring striker Alvaro Morata.

He, therefore, stated that his side must try to solve the problem of lack of goals before the winter transfer window is over if they must progress as well. In the last few matches we were in control against every team but at the moment it's not easy for us to score the first goal.

But once again, former Real Madrid star Morata looked completely bereft of touch and confidence.

Hudson-Odoi's reservations about signing a new deal at Chelsea relate to the question of consistent first-team opportunities, and Sarri admitted it is hard to balance the developmental needs of the club's talented academy stars with his primary responsibility to keep his team winning.

It was the second consecutive home game the Blues have failed to score in after losing 1-0 against Leicester on December 22.

The boos rang out at full-time as Cesc Fabregas, who came on as a 68th-minute substitute for his 500th club appearance in English football, was waving to the home fans.

The 2016/17 champions missed a chance to close in within a point off third-placed Manchester City who have a game at hand against league-leaders Liverpool. He wants to join Monaco this month and hopes the club can sign a replacement.

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