How Maurizio Sarri restored Chelsea's focus after testing week

Maurizio Sarri says he must change the "mentality" at Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri says he must change the"mentality at Chelsea

Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard described new signing Gonzalo Higuain as "unbelievable" in the box after the Argentina global scored twice in Saturday's 5-0 thrashing of the Premier League's bottom side Huddersfield Town. Bottom of the league, Huddersfield are a Championship team in waiting, yet the manner in which Chelsea put them to the sword at least suggested the Italian's ideas have not been completely disregarded, even if they are far from fully absorbed by his players.

Eden Hazard believes Chelsea can repeat their surprise trick of beating Manchester City next week.

'We were really very risky, we didn't play back to the opposition goal like in the last match with five players sometimes.

Chelsea FC are prepared to go to battle with Manchester United and Real Madrid to appoint Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino as their next manager, according to a report in England.

"We try to work with each other, Higuain is a new player but he knows what the manager wants".

"We need to be focused", Hazard said.

Sarri was excited by the potential for the partnership after being backed by Chelsea to bring in 31-year-old Higuain, who scored 36 goals in 35 Serie A games at Sarri's Napoli in 2015-16.

'So the team in the first 25-30 minutes played very well, we have movements without the ball and for Jorginho it's easier I think'.

Hazard added: "He's a great striker".

"They [Arsenal] play so well to beat Tottenham and Chelsea at home and then lose to Southampton, West Ham and Liverpool in terrible away performances". He's a great striker. he can hold the ball, he can play one touch, he's intelligent.

Had Aaron Mooy's sixth-minute header gone in, it would have changed the whole afternoon, while Town's attackers provoked uncertainty among Chelsea's defenders.

'We played our football because we moved the ball fast, very well, ' Sarri continued.

Siewert said: "We were the ones who had the first chance".

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