The 31-year-old centre-back started Chelsea's 3-0 win against Huddersfield on Saturday, in just his third league appearance since October.
N'Golo Kante, one of the pioneers in France's World Cup campaign, opened the scoring in the 34th minute when he got on the end of a delightful ball into the area from Willian to break the deadlock.
Sarri was spotted on numerous occasions during his career in Italy smoking in stadiums, or on the sidelines, such as the clip below where he lit up in the company of two bodyguards.
Furthermore, the early signs in pre-season which suggested that Chelsea might need more testing and trying before they finally play together as a unit was eventually banished when the side came out in the second half with further panache to add to their first half exploits.
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Maybe it's time to invest in some nicotine patches, Maurizio?
Part of that was down to the quality of Huddersfield's press, a positive sign for David Wagner's side after the more passive approach of last season, but Sarri's side didn't take care of the ball as well as their manager would've liked.
"I think that Eden in this moment can not play for 90 minutes, he needs to have training", Sarri said of the Belgium star.
Maurizio Sarri got his Chelsea reign off to the ideal start today with his side running out 3-0 winners over Huddersfield in their Premier League opener.
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After a par at No. 9, he rattled off three more birdies over his next four holes. "I didn't even think of it". Woods was among 77 players who returned early on Saturday to complete the weather-delayed second round.
He said: "I have huge respect for Sarri, but he was the only one who wanted me at Chelsea".
"A disappointing result, not a disappointing performance, especially the first half", the Terriers boss said.
"They had four or five chances and scored three goals and we were not able to use our chances".
Sarri opted for a 4-5-1 formation, abandoning Conte's well-established system with three central defenders, and Chelsea struggled initially to get a foothold in the game. He's already a leading contender to win the Premier League Golden boot with his solitary strike.
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Higuain's efforts during the 2015/16 season, his final with Napoli under Sarri, brought him 36 goals in 35 matches which saw the Brest-born footballer create a piece of history.