Maurizio Sarri fires warning to his players due to Napoli experience

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Chelsea have lost just one of their last 51 home Premier League games against newly-promoted opposition (W42 D8 L1), with that defeat coming against Bournemouth in December 2015. To close that gap in only one season is very hard.

"I don't know, the last time I spoke to him he told me that he wants to play for another season but I don't know the situation", Sarri told reporters at his news conference ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash with Cardiff City. I am very open with him because he is the history of the club. "I think we need to improve". He has won everything with the club'.

Sarri revealed he has been preparing for the intense set of fixtures over the past few weeks to ensure his side are well prepared to take maximum points, he added: "We have to play seven matches in 23 days, so I had to work. Not really, because tomorrow is a very hard game, a very hard match", Sarri said, via the Evening Standard. I want to speak to him.

A whole host of Chelsea stars have returned to Cobham this week after featuring for their countries over the worldwide break.

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Should he return to Stamford Bridge, it will be as a member of Sarri's coaching staff.

Asked which teams are in title contention, Sarri said: "At the moment I can answer City or Liverpool, at the moment".

According to a UK Metro report, the 59-year-old football tactician, who previously managed Serie A campaigners, Napoli believes Chelsea need to move to the next level, before laying claim to the Premier League diadem. I feel like at home.

"My mind was always like that, always when I arrive here my plan was to stay here as long as possible and now I am here five years I hope stay five more!" I have seen a lot of matches, of Cardiff and PAOK, West Ham and Liverpool, so I had to work.

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