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Reports: Chelsea Close To Confirming New Manager

Reports: Chelsea Close To Confirming New Manager

By Keegan Kruger - Jun 26, 2018 03:42 PM @KeeganKruger

Premier League outfit Chelsea are reportedly on the verge of sacking Antonio Conte, and have apparently struck an agreement with his potential replacement.

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According to the Daily Mail, the Blues are close to confirming former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as their next manager, although Conte's future remains up in the air.

Sarri, 59, who it is believed will sign a two-year deal with the Stamford Bridge side, is apparently planning on moving into the club's Cobham training ground, where there is a luxury five-bedroom house on the premises.

The Italian is said to feel that staying in and around the club will help him to settle in quickly ahead of the team's pre-season training, which starts on 9 July.

It would not be the first time a Chelsea manager has stayed in the house – former manager Andre Villas-Boas did the same following his arrival in June 2011, when he replaced Carlo Ancelotti.

Sarri is expected to arrive in London in the next 24 hours to complete the deal, with the EPL side wanting to start doing business in the transfer window.

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Conte is expected to be relieved of his duties by club owner Roman Abramovich this week, despite winning the Premier League title and FA Cup during his two years in charge of the team so far.

If Chelsea were your club, would you keep the former Juventus manager in charge? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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ta more@mbekweni Joined: 05 Jun 2018
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ta more@mbekweni Jun 27, 2018 08:33 AM
Chelsea needs to be patient with their managers they not gonna win league every season those days are gone lot of money has been invested to lot of clubs it no longer them Chelsea,Man United,Buyern M and Real Madrid so it goes back to basics you need a team and time to conquer the world of football look at as Rome with their limited resources they managed to achieve semi final due to team work and patience over their manager
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Warras4phefeni Joined: 09 Nov 2017
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Warras4phefeni Jun 27, 2018 07:55 AM
Chelsea like to be coached ngamaNtaliyana.

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