Sky Sports pundit Steve Sidwell believes Chelsea need to pursue a new striker in the mould of Didier Drogba or Diego Costa, if they are to once more become a force in the Premier League. The Blues have failed to provide a strong challenge for the top-flight title over the past 18 months and during this period, the club have depended on the services of Alvaro Morata and Olivier Giroud without much success.
Speaking on The Debate, Sidwell highlighted that the club are desperately lacking a physical presence upfront who can regularly contribute to the scoresheet. He added that Giroud has the holding capabilities within himself but Sarri does not seem to favour the services of the former Arsenal man.
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Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata believes he has more to prove with Chelsea despite being among the goal over the past month. The Spain international started the season in a rather slow fashion where he missed a number of clear-cut chances but he has built up his confidence as the campaign has progressed.
Speaking to the club’s official website, Morata cited that he has room for improvement as a Chelsea player and he is keen on helping the team win matches more than only contributing goals, he said:”I think I can prove more. In the past it wasn’t easy for me, but this is a new season. I think it’s not important if you score 25 or 30 goals, it’s important you help the team to win.
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