Sarri not aiming to repeat Napoli formula at Chelsea

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Jorginho already looks like a very shrewd signing and while it was a relatively quiet summer in west London, Kepa Arrizabalaga replaced Thibaut Courtois, becoming the world's most expensive goalkeeper in the process.

Courtois previously spent three seasons in Madrid on loan at Atletico, with a return to the Spanish capital proving to be an emotional move for all concerned.

Both teams pressed for a large portion of the first half, and Sarri said those are the types of situations the team will need to work on.

"There is a misunderstanding in the feeling that he wants to get a move for the wrong reasons, but certainly he was pushing to go out of Chelsea because of his child", Henrotay told BBC 5 Live's "Sportsweek" radio show.

"If the family were in London it would have been totally different". Of course, he would have stayed.

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Hazard came on for Willian for just his second outing since the FIFA World Cup and poked a pass through the legs of Terence Kongolo for Pedro to lift Chelsea's third beyond Hamer and round off a routine win. He has won trophies.

"Unfortunately his kids are living with the mother in Madrid".

Chelsea announced the signing on Wednesday after paying Kepa's 80-million-euro (around $93 million) buyout clause at Athletic Bilbao - the biggest fee ever for a goalkeeper.

When quizzed about why Courtois failed to report to Chelsea training, his agent, Christophe Henrotay, attempted to justify his absence by claiming that he was stressed out by the situation surrounding his future.

"They did a really quick and easy deal together, understanding the humanity of the situation".

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"I don't know about what happened in the past but now he has a good chance", said Sarri.

"The deal was about to be realised".

It seems Sarri-ball has got off to a fine start and many more Chelsea fans will be able to see it in action next weekend when they play their first home game against Arsenal.

Huddersfield ran out of steam and ideas after the break, and Chelsea were content to keep possession and control of the game, but there was still time for a reminder of Eden Hazard's quality.

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