"So, I believe in his philosophy and then after that he is a great coach".
Blues coach Maurizio Sarri has led his side to a flawless winning record of four victories in a row which has also seen an impressive 10 goals scored.
The Blues have won all four of their opening games in the league so far this season under the newly appointed Sarri and are only behind Liverpool on goal difference in the standings. But as the new era unfolds, it will be clear to all why Real Madrid wouldn't let go, and why Chelsea had to set a world record transfer fee for the 24-year-old goalkeeper. Rested by Argentina during the worldwide break, he will expect to hit the net at home to defensively questionable Fulham. So I know that the matches after the break are very, very hard.
"I have my idea, I have decided, but before telling you my decision I would like to speak to the players and the club", Sarri said.More news: Tottenham to be without Lloris and Alli for Reds clash
"If he wants to play for another season, it's right he tries to play".
The Spaniard will be rested following his global retirement, and appears one of the most likely City players to start in Kevin De Bruyne's absence.
'I see Ethan as not dissimilar to Ray Wilkins.
"I know I have two years of my contract left but I hope to stay more years in the Premier League". But I wanted Tammy, I thought he could spearhead our challenge and fit the play we play. "It's 12 or 13 hours, but for me it's not working".
Winterburn has been impressed by the impact Sarri has made in west London and says he could transform them into a "sensational" team. But behind every successful manager is a spine; a reliable subset of players capable of transmitting instructions from paper to pitch, with unerring mastery, to the satisfaction of the man barking orders from the sidelines. If he wants to help us, I'm very, very happy.