Chelsea manager is already preparing for life after Eden Hazard as he battles Bayern Munich and Liverpool for Lyon Nabil Fekir.
The World Cup winner as been Sarri’s main target to replace Real Madrid target Hazard and he has personally contacted Fekir in a bid to convince him to move to Chelsea next summer, according to report in Sport Witness.
The Italian manager has revealed how important Fekir would be in the Chelsea team to the French international if he signs for the Stamford Bridge giants, Sarri aim to make the Lyon forward a centre figure in the team and as part of the future of the team.
Sarri has a big competition with Liverpool and Bayern Munich to make his dream of signing Fekir a reality as both teams are keen on signing the French star.
Fekir almost joined Liverpool in the summer but the deal fell through after he failed a medical and the Kops are keen on signing him now with Bayern Munich monitoring the situation and their interest has triggered Sarri to act fast.
Chelsea is preparing to offer £50m to sign the 25-year-old attacker.