sport news Under pressure Sarri prepares Chelsea for Huddersfield 

Maurizio Sarri keeps his distance in training as under pressure Chelsea boss prepares side for Huddersfield Maurizio Sarri cast an isolated figure as he took Chelsea training on Friday  The Italian is under mounting pressure after a 4-0 humiliation at Bournemouth  Chelsea welcome struggling Huddersfield Town to Stamford Bridge on Saturday 

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 17:59 GMT, 1 February 2019 | Updated: 17:59 GMT, 1 February 2019

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Maurizio Sarri was wary to keep his distance from his players as he prepares for the visit of Huddersfield Town this weekend.

The Blues have been left wounded after suffering their biggest defeat since Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003, a 4-0 humiliation away at Bournemouth in midweek.  

Pressure is mounting on Sarri and given he is adamant he will not compromise on his 'Sarri-ball' philosophy, he needs wins to help his case to remain in charge. 

Maurizio Sarri kept his distance in training as he prepared his side to face Huddersfield Town

The Italian is under mounting pressure following the club's worst league defeat in the Roman Abramovich era

Maurizio Sarri kept his distance in training as he prepared his side to face Huddersfield Town

New striker Gonzalo Higuain looked sharp in the session as he eyes his first Chelsea goal

New striker Gonzalo Higuain looked sharp in the session as he eyes his first Chelsea goal

Star man Eden Hazard was closely watched during the rainy training at their Cobham base

Star man Eden Hazard was closely watched during the rainy training at their Cobham base

New signing Gonzalo Higuain was one of the club's big names to fall flat against Bournemouth and the club are keen for Sarri to display an alternative approach to help grind out results.

Defeat saw them drop out of the top four at the expense of Unai Emery's Arsenal side and Chelsea know that should the Gunners lose to Manchester City, victory over Huddersfield Town can put them back in the driving seat for a top four spot.  

Eden Hazard, Willian and Pedro all looked lively in drizzly

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