LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea emrbraces Maurizio Sarri, Manager of Chelsea as he comes off during the FA Cup Third Round match between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest at Stamford Bridge on January 5, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is looking to bring in a new player to fill the void of departing midfielder Cesc Fabregas after watching his side beat Newcastle 2-1 on Saturday.

Fabregas sealed a permanent move to Monaco on Friday and Sarri’s need was emphasised after he watched Jorginho struggle to dictate the pace of the game against Newcastle.

After the match, Sarri revealed there was a need to find a replacement but is uncertain if, or when, a new recruit will arrive.

“Today Jorginho was in trouble and on the bench there wasn’t a player for that position so I need a player for that position.”

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When questioned if Chelsea will sign a replacement for Fabregas, he told Sky Sports: “I have no idea.

“The club knows very well my opinion. I need a player there so it depends on the club’s decision.

“I cannot do anymore.”