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Chelsea star admits Chelsea much 'change' after 'hurt' of this season

Chelsea star admits Chelsea much 'change' after 'hurt' of this season

The Spaniard was signed in the summer from Real Madrid for a club-record £58million, but has failed to live up to expectations with just 14 goals from 40 appearances this season.

The Blues have suffered a remarkable fall from grace this term, after their superb form last season saw them win the Premier League comfortably. The Saints are three points adrift of safety and must start bagging commendable results if they are to refrain themselves from getting doomed at the end of the season. The Brazilian international has been linked with moves to Barcelona, Manchester United and even the Serie A, with clubs seriously chasing after the 29-year-old's experience and talent as a winger.

There are plenty of ifs and buts - Monaco 'ought to have funds to spend', 'Bakayoko may be targeted as a replacement for his former midfield partner Fabinho' - while the future of manager Leonardo Jardim seems to be crucial.

The reigning champions are expected to make a change of manager this summer, with relations with current boss Conte having become strained. "To improve ourselves. To think about what we did well, what we did not so well and to try to make something different next season". Now it's in the past.

ESPN in his native Brazil have duly claimed that Arsenal are showing an interest, while the Northern Echo reckon Spurs are keeping an eye on him. We still have six games to fight for.

'I think our target was to stay in the top four and we are fifth. It's football. We have been unlucky.

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He has played fewer minutes than any other midfielder in the squad as his injuries and Chelsea's switch back to a two man midfield in January have led to a lack of opportunities.

Southampton stand in the way of Chelsea progressing to the FA Cup final where they will play either Manchester United or Tottenham if they can beat the Premier League strugglers.

Gazzetta dello Sport report that Sarri is 'very intrigued' by the idea of replacing Conte.

"But I wanted to play with my team-mates, for the club and the fans".

We imagine this situation will continue to develop as the summer window draws closer.