"I would like to meet these players face to face and talk to them and understand what the best thing is for everyone to do".
Sarri says he doesn't just want to phone the players who have yet to return to preseason training because a "telephone call without looking in their eyes will not give any certainty".
And Madrid will keep the number 7 shirt for the player.
'Before that I would also like a player to come on the pitch with me for four or five days to get a clear idea of what the picture is'.
Sarri, who was appointed on a three-year deal following Antonio Conte's sacking last week, said he didn't know what to expect from his new side in their first outing under him. He is one of the most sought after players in Europe after he scored 22 goals in all competitions for Lyon. It was not confirmed, however, whether he took advantage of his few hours in the capital to further progress his future.
"It's really a pleasure to be here in London, here in England and here in the Premier League, the best league in the world", he said.
"I can not claim to come here to Chelsea and change 20 players".
A Premier League victor in the 2015-16 season and a regular in the league for Leicester over the last four years, Schmeichel would need no time to adjust to the Premier League and could be exactly what Chelsea need.
Chelsea didn't qualify for this season's Champions League.
But Kylian doesn't think his brother should leave Stamford Bridge this summer.