Chelsea boss Sarri: Higuain must get match fit

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If he wants to go, I think he has to go. "We can lose, of course, in every match, but not in this way". But not with that kind of reaction. Newcastle - who trailed to a Sergio Aguero goal inside just 24 seconds - were matched at a high of [150.0] in-play to win the game but second half goals from Salomon Rondon and Matt Richie sealed a famous victory.

"I feel my work is betrayed", Mourinho said after a 2-0 loss at Leicester, before questioning his players' "pride" and "self-esteem".

That same theme was on show against Bournemouth and rather than fighting to get back into the game against a team that were 12th in the league before kick-off, players appeared to just give up. That will be the only way to keep him, which means that Sarri must back up his words with action. "So I am frustrated", he said.

Real Madrid's sporting department are busy planning the composition of how they would like the 2019-20 squad to look and Eden Hazard is one of the main priorities for the Bernabéu club.

"In the first half, I saw a team with a very good level of motivation and determination".

The withdrawal of Gonzalo Higuain in the 64th minute prompted chants of "you don't know what you're doing" from the Chelsea supporters.

Gary Cahill and Andreas Christensen have been nearly completely frozen out in recent times and it is fair to say that Sarri would love to have a ball playing and athletic centre-back like Ake at his disposal. "We need to understand where the problem is". It is unacceptable for Chelsea and we have to find the solutions.

Sarri travelled back from Bournemouth in a auto with one of his coaches, away from the squad, so he could get straight to work on Thursday's training session.

"Tell your players to their face you are not happy with this, you're hard to motivate".

"The way we dealt with Hazard, Pedro, Higuain, getting bodies around the ball, tracking runners".

"Chelsea were playing with a false nine and they needed a number nine and he is just that - he's a goalscorer".

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