Premier League Transfer News: Manchester United willing to sell Paul Pogba if they get superstar in return, Guardiola gives January transfer update and more - January 11, 2019
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#5 Sarri speaks
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has spoken of the club’s plan in the winter transfer market. The Blues manager stated that he is not the controlling the transfer market but admitted that the Blues need two players.
When asked about which position he wanted to strengthen, Sarri gave no clear answer but informed that he has made the Blues aware of his opinion on the players that they should sign.
"As you know very well I am not in control of the transfer market," Sarri said. “In my opinion, we need two players, but then it is up to the club.”
"As you can understand, I cannot tell you where. The club knows my opinion. My opinion is important for the club, but I cannot tell you my opinion.”
Speaking of Cesc Fabregas, Sarri believes that having an unhappy player as important as the Spaniard won’t be good for the team, which is why he thinks that the former Arsenal man should leave.
"You know very well my opinion, I think he needs to go," he said. ”At the moment for his mental condition. He is not able to play I think.
"I need a replacement, but I don’t need an important player like Cesc unhappy here.”
Finally, he refused to rule out a move away from the club for Alvaro Morata, stating that should the Spaniard leave, the Blues would need to find a replacement. He also called for the former Real Madrid to focus on the pitch.
"Of course if he was to go to another club then we need a replacement," he said.
"But at the moment he is here, he has to think only to play.
"There are 300 players involved in the market and they need to think only to the next match otherwise it is impossible to play.”