Sarri hints he wants Chelsea to sign striker after Southampton stalemate

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Chelsea have reportedly decided against pursuing a mid-season deal for Gonzalo Higuain amid the complexity involved in luring the Argentine striker to the Bridge. "I think we need something else for our characteristics", Sarri said when asked if he would consider recalling on-loan forwards Michy Batshuayi and Tammy Abraham.

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.

Such a poor run in front of goal has seen them slip out of the title race, and with just two wins from their last four matches they are now at risk of failing to qualify for next season's Champions League by virtue of a top-four finish.

"I think he has already changed a lot".

Chelsea's other striking option, Olivier Giroud, hit his only league goal this season with a late consolation in Sarri's first Blues defeat at the hands of Tottenham.

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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.

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

But the Italian, who has deployed Eden Hazard as a centre-forward in some recent matches, added that he has made his feelings known to the club's hierarchy.

United States worldwide Pulisic will return to Dortmund on loan before completing his move to Chelsea in the close-season.

Sarri told the press after last nights game.