"For him this is a big decision because he wants to be near his family, and there is an offer in place for Chelsea to accept". He then went on to enjoy a superb campaign with England at this summer's World Cup.
ESPN is one of the most reliable sources and the rumour also makes flawless sense, as Sarri in his pre-match conference of the Community Shield said that he wants to hear from Courtois that he wants to leave and not from his agent.
The club put up a gallery of images from Cobham, which included shots of Courtois' worldwide team-mate Eden Hazard, Ngolo Kante and Olivier Giroud. The other clubs that compete with us are really strong and already have fantastic teams and squads, like Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City, or they are investing massively like, for example, Liverpool, that is buying everything and everybody.
"I want only players with a high level of motivation. Everybody loves them and I hope they can stay". "I have no doubts, it is a game style that we like", said Willian. "I have been reading everywhere that Chelsea are saying it is up to Thibaut", Henrotay had told the Sun.
Luiz himself was sidelined by injury and a fallout with Conte for most of last season.
However, it's not just Sarri who wants him to remain.
But while Manchester City gave the Catalan time to adjust in his first season in England, there is precious little time for Sarri.
One player poised to leave Old Trafford is Italian full-back Matteo Darmian, who is reported to be in talks with Portuguese side Benfica.