Victor Moses had a point to prove during training as Chelsea began their preparations for Saturday’s London derby against Tottenham.
The Nigerian star who retired from international football to concentrate on domestic club had become a virtual outcast as Maurizio Sarri had made it clear he does not fit into his tactical system.
Moses took part in training even though he does not fit into Sarri’s tactical system.
David Luiz was keen to make an impression.
The Brazilian defender celebrated enthusiastically after scoring in a drill at Chelsea’s training ground in Cobham on Wednesday.
The 31-year-old is keen to extend his stay at the Blues and sign a new contract after winning over boss Maurizio Sarri.
It’s not even only about the physical aspect but also about the mental one,’ Sarri told Gazzetta Dello Sport.
‘David Luiz [has] surprised me by his availability and cleverness.’
Luiz will be free to discuss a free transfer to another club from January onwards but talks over a new deal to stay in west London are expected to begin soon.