Pedro injury 'probably' not serious - Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri

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Speaking on Wednesday evening ahead of Chelsea's Europa League opener against PAOK, Sarri refused to confirm whether the 17-year-old will play against the Greek giants.

I can try to help him but the confidence can only come from goals.

"In the future there will be sure it is possible for him but Ampadu, Odoi, Loftus: they are the future of the squad but now we are 28 so I don't know if tomorrow is the right time for Odoi". In this match, he has had three, four opportunities. "I used to play as a striker when I was a kid, I really enjoyed it and I've kept some of the things I used to do, it's good to score goals to help the team".

Morata began his Chelsea career with seven goals in eight games last season, but has appeared short of confidence throughout much of 2018.

Willian's first-half strike proved the decisive moment in the game as the London side opened their Europa League campaign with a victory in Greece.

A radical departure from Antonio Conte's reactive approach, Sarri-ball has seen the Blues embark on an attacking rage at the league, plundering 14 goals so far, while also having made the most passes out of all the top-flight clubs and also having the best passing accuracy percentage (along with Manchester City).

"I am very proud to stay and be a Chelsea player".

'I think we were in control of the match for 90 minutes. "We have had a lot of opportunities". It was hard for people to play against us this evening. I am very happy with the three points, but not the result. When it is time to kill the match, we have to kill the match.

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