Life at Chelsea under Maurizio Sarri already looks a lot happier for most of their players. Indeed, with Antonio Conte’s tenure turning sour toward the end, the former Napoli coach looks to have brought a new atmosphere with him, even in these early stages of the new era.
Exiled under Conte, David Luiz has recently revealed he’s keen to stay at Stamford Bridge, just months after his second stint in west London looked all but done. The Brazilian might have his flaws, though is a popular figure amongst the support and can certainly be used to great effect if played in the right system.
In fact, he might not be the only one to find a new lease of life under Sarri. Though last season ended with an FA Cup win, Chelsea didn’t look like a particularly happy club and a new manager could settle the storm behind the scenes, as it has done with Luiz.
With that in mind, here’s a look at two other players who might feel the same.