Chelsea defender David Luiz was asked to reveal what he told Blues’ goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga when the Spaniard refused to leave the pitch in the extra-time of Carabao Cup final against Manchester City.
The centre-back was the only player of Chelsea seen speaking with Kepa when Maurizio Sarri decided to substitute him with Willy Caballero.
Luiz, who missed the decisive penalty as well as Jorginho, told SkySports: “I just said to him we have to respect the decision of the coach.
“I think the coach he wished to do the substitution because [he was not sure] of the injury, he didn’t understand that.
“[Kepa] was telling us he was good. He was okay. The game sometimes you don’t have much time to explain things, it’s okay”.