But perhaps it is more about Kante having the patience to fit in with Sarri's style.
Nonetheless, it was City's lacklustre loss after seven straight wins that sent tremors through a league that had been beginning to talk up the domestic invincibility of Pep Guardiola's team.
The goal came from a rare Chelsea counter-attack before halftime.
Hazard in the past has expressed his displeasure at playing through the middle, as he prefers to run from deep with the ball. Everyone has to accept this decision [to play Hazard up front] and perhaps it was a good [choice].
Foden is making us all feel very old, particularly when you consider the fact that he was just 11 when Sergio Aguero scored his first City goal. After 2-0 we were not the best side.
"I had to lose muscle basically, yes".
"The coach has given everyone the chance this season to prove themselves".
Robert Snodgrass, Felipe Anderson and Javier Hernandez scored for West Ham.
Liverpool could be set to bring a current Premier League star's brother into the division for the second half of the season, according to the latest transfer rumours.
"We have to accept that in the right way, in an intelligent way. How can you explain those decisions to our fans?"
This saw Jurgen Klopp " s side move a point above City, and put pressure on the champions to get a result against fellow "big six' side Chelsea.
"They are synchronised, they have three years together, so they know what they have to do".
Cook somehow back-heeled past his own goalkeeper, Asmir Begovic, when trying to clear Andy Robertson's cross.
"It is hard for us to find motivation but when we are (motivated), we are a very strong team", added Sarri. Other defenders make mistakes but they aren't routinely dismissed and ridiculed in the media, and specifically on TV and radio, by former players who are now pundits.
"I have to congratulate him for his awesome career".