Chelsea move a step closer in landing Sarri at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea move a step closer in landing Sarri at Stamford Bridge

- Chelsea have reportedly agreed terms with Maurizio Sarri

- The Italian manager is favourite to take over from Antonio Conte

- The deal will involve three Napoli players moving to the London club

Premier League side Chelsea have agreed terms with former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri over a contract, reported it Italy.

Italian media outlet,Rai, claim Chelsea have a deal in place with the Italian manager and have also assured him they will seek to sign at least two of the three Napoli players he has recommended.

Elseid Hysaj, Raul Albiol and Dries Mertens are the three Azzurri stars now being discussed between Sarri and west London club.

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The final step is to negotiate with Napoli President Aurelio de Laurentiis to secure a release from his contract for Sarri.

With Albiol lined up, it's also suggested David Luiz could move from Chelsea as a direct replacement for the ex-Real Madrid defender.

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The key now is De Laurentiis and his willingness to drop Napoli's original compensation demands so to allow Sarri to move to Stamford Bridge.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Chelsea are willing to add Luiz into the deal of landing Sarri this summer.

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The Brazilian had fallen out of favour with Antonio Conte which have cost a place in Tite's side going to the World Cup.

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Source: Naija.ng

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