Higuain, who has been on loan at AC Milan since the start of the season, has been earmarked by Sarri to add firepower to his underwhelming attack.
Sarri is hoping to be reunited with Higuain.
In a remarkable news conference after the defeat, Sarri said he wanted to speak in his native Italian rather than English "because I want to send a message to my players and I want my message to be very clear".
"I don't know, I want to be clear, I can't help you", Sarri told reporters ahead of Saturday's clash with Arsenal.
"Then I made a decision to be focused on the pitch; on matches, on training".
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'From a technical point of view both teams were on the same sort of level, but they had a higher level of determination in both penalty areas, so tactics don't come into it.
"I don't call her every evening, otherwise I would spend all my mental energy on the market and I think it's better if I spend all my mental energy on the pitch".
The report details that Chelsea are set to takeover the striker's mammoth £170,000-a-week wages, while his arrival will see Alvaro Morata leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid.
"Of course, he's in a very hard moment, but it's normal for a player in January to be involved in the [transfer] market".
"I think the best thing that can happen is that the players and I talk very openly".
Chelsea are still deliberating over whether to grant Sarri's second wish of a like-for-like midfield replacement for Cesc Fabregas to ease the load on Jorginho, having carefully considered Leandro Paredes, who is now linked with Paris St-Germain, and Cagliari's Nicolo Barella.
"So that means we need to discuss the matters, we have to talk about issues, and it's important my players have the attitude I'm asking them to have". "Marina knows my opinion, so I am not frustrated at the moment".