Under Sarri however, chances at Premier League football have been sparse.
No. I want him to stay with me, to stay with us.
"I think it's more important to talk about our attitude after the first goal", he said. I am really very anxious, not for the result, but we didn't react to the first goal at all.
The Blues are now seven points behind league leaders Manchester City and Maurizio Sarri will be hoping to pick up an easy victory against an underperforming Wolves side. "When I am on the pitch I can't have any negative thoughts when I am in and around the team because it will affect the team".
There would have been nothing fortunate about Willian's free kick four minutes later had it gone in, with Patricio getting his fingertips to the dipping strike to prevent it from dropping into the top corner.
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They have also failed to score in four of their six away league games , including against Leicester, Wolves and Southampton, which suggests they will struggle to find the net here.
Sarri made five changes to his starting XI but said that neither his team selection nor a couple of controversial refereeing decisions - Álvaro Morata had a strong penalty appeal turned down and Willian felt he was fouled prior to Wolves scoring their second - came into his thinking when he analysed Chelsea's performance.
Loftus-Cheek struck in the 18th minute when his effort hit Conor Coady and flew in.
Raul Jimenez brought the scores level, his rasping finish from a narrow angle proving too hot for Kepa Arrizabalaga and the comeback was complete when Matt Doherty's low cross to the far post found Diogo Jota unmarked to tap home.
And Wolves should join the growing list of interested parties as Nuno Espirito Santo considers his midfield options.
Chelsea's busy fixture schedule means they face six games in the next 17 days before Christmas, which is surely going to be a major test of their squad depth. "We'll pick our heads up and go again".