Maurizio Sarri has requested to depart Chelsea simply two days after successful the Europa League with the Blues.
Sarri has been tempted by the prospect of a return to Italy, with Juventus earmarking the previous Napoli coach as a possible successor to Massimiliano Allegri together with Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.
The Italian coach solely arrived again with the remainder of the Chelsea squad from Baku following their 4-1 Europa League win over Arsenal on Thursday afternoon, and met together with his consultant Alessandro Pellegrini later within the night.
Pellegrini joined influential agent Fali Ramadani – who acted as an middleman when Sarri left Napoli for Chelsea final summer season – in London on Friday to carry talks with the membership relating to Sarri’s future.
Stories emanating from Italy late on Friday evening urged that Sarri held a gathering with Marina Granovskaia, throughout which he advised the director that he needs to depart – and Customary Sport understands that to be the case.
Chelsea are reluctant to sack Sarri having simply paid former boss Antonio Conte £9m in compensation, and it’s believed that the membership is not going to stand in his means provided that they’ll now make a managerial change with out having to pay him off.
Juventus’ gamers are beneath the impression that Sarri might be their subsequent coach and, considerably, Bianconeri president Andrea Agnelli was in Baku to fulfill with Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck earlier than the Europa League Ultimate
Pochettino stays a goal for Juventus, and the Italian champions wish to see how the Champions League remaining performs out earlier than making any remaining selections as they nonetheless have formidable ideas towards the Tottenham coach.
However with Pochettino having 4 years left on his present deal and Spurs not wanting their prize asset to go, Sarri is seen because the extra sensible goal