Sarri was eager to bring the Argentina worldwide to Stamford Bridge after getting the best out of him at former club Napoli.
Even in victory over Huddersfield, this tension was never far from the surface.
"We have a lot of good players, a quality team, and very good players in front", the Brazilian told the club's official web portal.
"The defenders here go into you harder", he said.
Everton midfielder Andre Gomes has reportedly been linked with a summer move to fellow Premier League side Chelsea. At times he has also deserved it, becoming a little passive and tentative as he adapts to a league more intense and physical than anything he has known before.
Sarri still feels high of Jorginho and said that the midfielder is stronger against Huddersfield.
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It's like in a business, we have money on hand, and we're building, I would say we have a hundred and fifteen miles of wall, maybe a little bit more than that very shortly".
Andre Gomes has reignited his career at Everton and he has been one of the best players in an inconsistent team.
"Jorginho needs movement without the ball from other players, because he's used to playing at one touch", Sarri insisted.
Eden Hazard and new arrival Gonzalo Higuain both helped themselves to braces in that match but will come up against a much sterner test at the home of the champions. "He's a bit less of a target man than Giroud, but he can hold the ball, he can play one touches and he's intelligent. In the box he's unbelievable, so he will score more goals, I think". He scored two goals, but perhaps more importantly, proved that he can strike flawless chemistry with new signing Gonzalo Higuain.
However, Chelsea face their own daunting run of fixtures in February with two clashes against City in the Premier League next weekend and the League Cup final as well a FA Cup tie against Manchester United and Tottenham visiting Stamford Bridge at the end of the month. His form will play a crucial role in determining whether Sarri's side achieve their aim of securing a strong finish in the top four this season.