Chelsea agree deal with Maurizio Sarri to replace Conte

Chelsea agree deal with Maurizio Sarri to replace Conte

- Former Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri could be on his way to Chelsea

- Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is said to be looking for his signature to replace Antonio Conte

- The Russian billionaire has reportedly had a meeting with Maurizio Sarri over a potential move to Stamford Bridge

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly agreed deal with Italian professional football coach Maurizio Sarri for him to replace embattled gaffer Antonio Conte.

After spending three years at Italian club Napoli, the 59-year-old is currently a free agent and he is said to have had seven hours meeting with Blues' owner on Thursday, May 24.

According to Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla, the Chelsea owner will meet with Conte on Friday, May 25 to end his time at Stamford Bridge.

The Russian billionaire is said not to be happy with how Chelsea were unable to finish among the top four at the end of last season in the Premier League.

But despite not qualifying Chelsea for the 2018/18 Champions League, Antonio Conte helped the Blues to win the 2017/18 English FA Cup title.

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Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Chelsea defeated Manchester United by 1-0 in the FA Cup final played at the Wembley stadium through an Eden Hazard's penalty.

The Belgium international's superb control from a counter attack beat Phil Jones as he raced clear on a one-on-one situation with De Gea.

Jones fouled Hazard in the box as a penalty was awarded to Chelsea and Hazard sends De Gea the wrong way to score the only goal of the match.

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Source: Naija.ng

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