Terry's Chelsea return down to him, says Sarri


Luiz was something of a forgotten man for Chelsea under Antonio Conte last season, falling down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge and making only nine Premier League starts.

As reported by Chelsea's official website, Luiz said: "First of all he's a great person, great as a human".

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Sarri has made a superb start to life in the Premier League, with Chelsea claiming four wins from four, however their momentum was halted by the first worldwide break of the season. "It is just down to me working hard in training, I don't know whether I am going to play or not play but for me it stays the same, I still train well and do everything the right way in case I do play". But if he wants to help us, I'm really very happy.

"I remember in my first season in Naples, the average points per match during the season was 2.28, I think", he said. He has won everything with the club so it is up to him. "He wants to play with the ball, he wants to play with intensity, work on the details and give us all the information he can about the game". I hope not. It's very hard.

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Chelsea are back in action on Saturday when they host newly-promoted Cardiff City.

Jorginho says Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is a man of routine and is unlikely to shake up the team's lineup, unlike new Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti.

"For me, it's a pleasure", Sarri said when asked if his days are long.

"It's a hard game for everybody, against Cardiff", Sarri added.

The Italian added: "I think tomorrow will be a very hard game because, mentally, the match after the break is always very hard. We will play against a very physical team, so I think it we want to get points, we need a very good performance".