??Chelsea have reportedly agreed terms with former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri, who is set to be appointed the club’s new manager at the expense of Antonio Conte.
Wednesday night saw Sarri relieved of his duties at Napoli, with the Partenopei replacing him with former Bayern Munich and Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti. The changing of the guard in the south of Italy means that Sarri’s suitors Chelsea no longer have to pay the £7m contract release fee that kept him tied down in Naples, and were free to discuss a deal with his representatives – which is believed to have occurred on Thursday.
And now, according to a report published by La Repubblica, the two parties have reached an agreement – taking Chelsea one step closer to officially appointing Sarri as the club’s new head coach.
Chelsea will, however, be forced to dish out a reported £9m to current boss Conte if they are to fire him, but once that is done, Sarri will put pen to paper on a two-year deal, which will see him earn