He failed to score in the World Cup but his ability to hold play up helped bring the likes of Paul Pogba, Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe into the game.
This does not bode well for a game against Maurizio Sarri's free-flowing outfit, which has been outscored by only Manchester City so far this league campaign.
Premier League - Follow the Football match between Chelsea and Fulham live with Eurosport. Across his three Europa League outings, against modest opposition (BATE Borisov twice and PAOK Salonika), the winger has registered a goal and assist.
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Claudio Ranieri has called on Tom Cairney to rediscover the form which saw him play an integral role in Fulham's push for Premier League promotion. "I don't remember very well, but I don't think he can remember this meeting", said Sarri.
Morata has been less effective as the leading striker, hence, it is time to drop him and give Giroud the opportunity he so much deserves.
"Sarri wants one midfielder, a holding midfielder in Jorginho, and so okay, Kante can go and attack as well".
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The game would end 4-0 to Maurizio Sarri's side, who strolled to victory. He scored a lot of goals there, and I want the same again.
Sarri recently returned the favour by inviting Ranieri into Chelsea training, with the new Fulham boss admitting the trip proved beneficial.
Though his goal may not be enough to see him start ahead of Morata and Giroud, he is definitely at the right path to becoming a great player for the Blues.
"We only needed to play in the offensive phase and he's very able to do this".
Former Chelsea manager Ranieri will return to his old Stamford Bridge stomping ground keen to build on last weekend's home win over Southampton.
'Until he understands, it's important he keeps scoring goals.
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