“Eden is 28. If he wants to go, I think he has to go,” Sarri said.

“Of course, I hope the opposite. I hope he wants to stay here. He has the potential to be the best player in Europe at the moment.”

Chelsea have already agreed on a deal to sign Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund for £57m in the summer, with Callum Hudson-Odoi favored position seemingly up for grabs by the youngster.