"I love the club, the fans, the city and my team-mates, I think, love me so it's easy to stay".
While a mere 800 odd people felt the Egyptian was better but close to 20,000 people voted for Eden Hazard.
"The new manager has come in and we are enjoying playing with him and I'm happy I stayed".
And Sarri believes the Spaniard's goal - only his second of the season - might prove to be a turning point for him. It's very important for him to play for the team like he did this evening.
"I think at some point they will look to trade him off somewhere else in Europe".
Last season, Mo Salah ruled every chart but now the table seems to have turned as Eden Hazard is without a doubt the best player in the Premier League right now.
"And so he's a very important player for us, for our season".
Chelsea face Hungarian side Vidi in the Europa League on Thursday at Stamford Bridge, with Hazard likely to be rested ahead of the weekend clash with Southampton.
"To avoid the counter-attacks of the opponents, we have to do better".
He said: "I was anxious about the fact that we have conceded three goal opportunities to the opponents".
'I feel now there's a more positive situation surrounding our games, When we've been in winning positions before we've been guilty of trying to protect what we've achieved which is not what I advocate.
Vidi now sits third in Hungary's top flight and fell to BATE Borisov 2-0 at home in their group opener.
"Debates of that type are probably better made when he's a little bit older and got grey hair like me and then everybody can discuss the merits once everybody's finished", he said.
"We need to learn to kill matches", said Rudiger.