Makelele: Sarri can ‘make history’ at Chelsea

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That's according to former Blues midfielder Claude Makelele, who says that he is confident the former Napoli manager will be a success.

Luiz was something of a forgotten man for Chelsea under Antonio Conte last season, falling down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge and making only nine Premier League starts.

Sarri, 59, has since overseen a ideal start to his tenure with the Blues, winning all four Premier League matches so far.

Chelsea have defeated Huddersfield, Arsenal, Newcastle and Bournemouth, and are one of only three teams to boast a 100 per cent record.

The London club have won all of their four opening Premier League matches under the Italian tactician and Luiz is delighted with the Sarri's approach.

While dethroning champions Manchester City might be a tough ask, Makelele - a two-time Premier League victor with the Blues - is expecting big things from Sarri.

ESPN's Ian Darke believes that this new found style of play could potentially translate into a surprise push for this year's Premier League.

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"I think Chelsea changed a lot", Makelele said in quotes carried by Tribal Football. Manchester City, Manchester United, and also the smaller teams have good players.

Chelsea winger Willian has claimed that he'd like to stay at Stamford Bridge for another 5 years if possible, with the Brazil worldwide recently celebrating being with the Blues for half-a-decade.

Influential players such as Eden Hazard, who has had a stellar start to the campaign, and Willian were heavily linked with moves away whilst Thibaut Courtois got his move back to Madrid, this time however with European Champions Real.

"These kinds of players give a different story about Chelsea than the way we knew Chelsea before".

'I always say that I want to stay at Chelsea as long as possible and I am happy to stay here.

Cesar Azpilicueta has been as reliable as every since moving back to the right side of defence while Marcos Alonso has done well at left-back so far this season so they should retain their places against Cardiff.

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