Chelsea boss unsure over superstar’s future and admits improvement is needed

first_img 1 Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ REVEALED Gonzalo Higuain has struggled for form in a Chelsea shirt talkSPORT is your home of live football! Here’s what’s coming up on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 this weekend… tense Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS REVEALED BEST OF Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions “In the second season he scored 17 goals, so it’s not easy, especially for a striker, to play immediately well in the Premier League.“He needs time to improve his physical condition and time to be suitable for the Premier League. I think he is able to do it.“Then, at the same time, we are lucky because we have Giroud. At the moment he’s in a very good mental and physical condition. We have to play every three days, so we’ll need both.” Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City no dice Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? gameday cracker Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card ADVICE Maurizio Sarri is unsure over Gonzalo Higuain’s Chelsea future and insists he must improve.The Juventus striker has scored just three goals against relegated clubs Huddersfield and Fulham since signing on loan in January. “You know very well that it’s not easy in the first months to play in the Premier League.“It was a problem also for Luis Suarez in the first season at Liverpool. He scored only four goals [after joining in January 2011]. And his poor run of form saw him lose his starting place to Olivier Giroud, who opened the scoring in the Blues’ 3-0 win over Brighton on Wednesday.Chelsea boss Sarri has compared Higuain’s struggles to Luis Suarez at Liverpool. The Barcelona and Uruguay star had a slow start to life in England, but went on to net 82 goals in a three-and-a-half-year spell for the Reds.“Gonzalo has to improve,”Sarri said. “He has to improve physically and mentally, but I think also he will be able to be very useful for us in the last part of the season. REPLY Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Huddersfield vs Leicester (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester City vs Brighton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTCoventry vs Bristol Rovers (Sunday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Watford vs Wolves (Sunday, 4pm) – talkSPORT huge blow Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars shining Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury last_img