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Sport Maurizio Sarri set to be named Chelsea boss

18:20  10 june  2018
18:20  10 june  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Spurs to rival Chelsea for Sarri if Pochettino leaves

  Spurs to rival Chelsea for Sarri if Pochettino leaves Tottenham will rival Chelsea for Maurizio Sarri this summer if Mauricio Pochettino leaves the club. Football Italia reports that Daniel Levy has refused to deny a possible move for Sarri, amid rumours that Pochettino could leave for Real Madrid. Pochettino has been heavily linked with a move to Spain following Zinedine Zidane’s departure from the club. Sarri has largely been considered as Chelsea’s first choice to replace Antonio Conte, with a deal appearing close. However, reports that have emerged throughout the week highlighting Chelsea’s off-the-field issues have cast doubts over Sarri’s potential appointment. Napoli remain keen to receive the full €8 million of Sarri’s release clause, despite already hiring Carlo Ancelotti as his successor. Laurent Blanc and Luis Enrique have both been named as potential alternatives to Sarri, but missing out on the 58-year-old would come as a huge blow for the Blues are appearing to be so close to his secure his services.

Antonio Conte is a candidate to replace Maurizio Sarri at Napoli should Sarri join Chelsea . Sarri ’s Napoli have played attractive football during his three years in charge, but the title is set to Pub sticks to early season promise and renames after Burnley boss guided club to Europa League Rash decision?

Tottenham and Liverpool will also be competitive with Mauricio Pochettino and Jurgen Klopp both excelling. GETTY. Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea : Former Napoli boss looks set to replace Antonio Conte.

Chelsea are set to appoint Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as first team-manager and will bring in four key players in the process, according to Football London.

Antonio Conte is set to depart the club after falling out with those above him despite winning two trophies in his first two seasons.

Sarri led Napoli to 2nd place in Serie A last season, but the club are yet to pay his buy out clause of  €8m which expired last week.

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Chelsea were at times frustrating to watch last term and were always going to depart with their first team boss.

Chelsea ready to continue their push for Maurizio Sarri

  Chelsea ready to continue their push for Maurizio Sarri Chelsea will make further efforts to land Maurizio Sarri in the coming days, according to reports from Italy. The Blues had looked as though they were set to turn their attention away from Sarri, with a deal proving to be overly complex to achieve. This is down to the release clause which existed in Sarri’s old contract at Napoli. Despite the Italian having been dismissed by the Serie A runners-up, a fee of €8m is being demanded by Napoli and legal action has been threatened if these terms are not agreed. Chelsea have been linked with a swoop for former PSG boss Laurent Blanc but according to claims from Sportitalia, via Football Italia, Sarri remains a top target. The Blues are yet to sack Antonio Conte but it seems only inevitable that they will head into the upcoming season with a new manager at the helm. Chelsea finished 5th in the Premier League and won the FA Cup last season, meaning that they will be playing their football in the Europa League next term.

Sarri has been heavily linked with Chelsea , though following their FA Cup final victory the Blues have remained silent about current boss Antonio Conte's future. Take a look through the gallery to reveal the best Chelsea fan reactions to Maurizio Sarri .

Boss Maurizio Sarri admits he is expecting more offers in the summer. Belgium appear to reveal final World Cup squad as 23 named mattresses are loaded up for Russia on live TV Real Madrid set to swoop for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte after Massimiliano Allegri knocks them back.

Real Madrid are keen to hire Conte after they lost Zinedine Zidane who decided to leave the club after winning the Champions League three years in succession.

Piotr Zielinski, Gonzalo Higuain, Elseid Hysaj and Kalidou Koulibaly are the four players which Sarri is looking to bring to the West London club in a transfer shake up this summer.

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'Sarri will change Chelsea' - Koulibaly backs former Napoli coach to be a success .
The Blues are continuing talks over a deal to bring in the Italian to replace Antonio Conte and he wants his former defender to come with himKalidou Koulibaly is confident Maurizio Sarri will be a success at Chelsea and believes the former Napoli coach would ‘change’ the style of football at Stamford Bridge.

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