The Daily Mail says the Spanish goalkeeper - who has been fined a week's wages for appearing to disobey manager Sarri in declining to come off for Willy Caballero during their Carabao Cup final defeat to Manchester City - left some team-mates furious for not following instructions, serving to cause further splits in the camp.
Caballero, who was due to come on for the Chelsea No 1, was particularly angry at his colleague's actions at Wembley.
But as some players side with Caballero and Sarri, other members of the Blues squad are backing Arrizabalaga.
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