Sarri hints at the need for Chelsea to sign attackers in January

Sarri more interested in signing a winger than a striker like Higuain

But with Higuain only currently on loan at Milan from Juventus, Goal understands the Premier League outfit were tired of negotiating with two separate clubs during the winter window and will now look elsewhere in their pursuit of a new centre-forward. "I think we played a very good match for 80 metres of the pitch, then we were in trouble in the last 20 metres".

"I think he [Sarri] will be quite content at where they are", Shearer said on BBC Radio Five Live.

The Premier League side could, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport, use the Bakayoko deal to try and lower the asking price on Kessie, but it would still apparently be €40-50m even with the former Monaco man thrown in.

Chelsea is now fourth in the table, three points ahead of Arsenal and six up on Manchester United for the last Champions League spot.

"I think he has already changed a lot".

City looks to halt Liverpool's march to Premier League title
I just don't see how City can keep him quiet with the lack of personnel that they have available for that position. There's no secret, whatever we know and then I have to decide if I give other information on top or not.

"We have to try to solve the problem of the last 15, 20 metres".

It was no surprise Morata wasted a golden opportunity to open the scoring when he met Cesar Azpilicueta's long pass with a tame header straight at 22-year-old Angus Gunn - the son of ex-Norwich goalkeeper Bryan Gunn.

Morata has played so badly this season that Sarri had used Belgian winger Eden Hazard in the central forward's role recently rather than turn to the Spaniard, who had managed only seven goals this term and none in the league since 4 November.

Sarri's assistant coach, Gianfranco Zola, has confirmed that Chelsea are keen on Bournemouth's Callum Wilson, though he admitted they were not the only side watching the new England global.

Chelsea's main investment last summer, Alvaro Morata, has not scored in the league since the first week of October.

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