"I remember in my first season in Naples, the average points per match during the season was 2.28, I think", he said.
Luiz, who was a peripheral figure under Antonio Conte last season, has rejuvenated his career at Stamford Bridge under Sarri this term.
Chelsea play at home to Cardiff city tomorrow in the Premier League match day 5. 'Fortunately, we have very strong young players; (Ruben) Loftus-Cheek, (Callum) Hudson-Odoi, Ampadu, and I'd like to give them the right space.
Chelsea's flawless start to the season has led to suggestions they can challenge for the title after finishing fifth last term, well adrift of champions Manchester City.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri arrives ahead of a Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Bounemouth, at Stamford Bridge, London, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.
Tottenham v Liverpool — Big Match Focus
Liverpool are still looking to win their first ever Premier League trophy and this year may represent their best chance to date. But of course the game Saturday will be completely different. "But on the other side we still knew we had a good team".
"I think Federation Internationale de Football Association has to change something for the national teams, because with four or five worldwide breaks it is very hard for us".
"We need another step, I think, to be the same level". I don't know the situation now. I hope not. It's very hard. I think [it is too soon], but I hope not!
Cesc Fabregas is fit again following a knee injury, but Sarri suggested it may be more beneficial for the playmaker to train this weekend, rather than be a substitute. The gap was 30 points at the beginning of the season. 'They are very, very young and they are, for sure, the future of the club.' Loftus-Cheek is a doubt for the game against Cardiff as Chelsea return to Premier League action following the worldwide break. It is something the 59-year-old is trying to do.
"I think it is very hard for me and every coach", Sarri told a media conference on Friday.
Sarri says he could try to stop smoking for "one, two years.no more".