Inter Coach Martusciello Will Not Join Sarri's Staff At Chelsea

Heather Diaz
July 14, 2018

Chelsea have sacked manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge.

It has been widely expected that Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri would be Conte's replacement, although Chelsea have struggled to come to an agreement with the Serie A club over his release. The Italian global was thought at one stage to be heading to Manchester City, but Sarri and Chelsea have managed to convince him to forego a season of Champions League football and move to West London instead.

With the departure of Antonio Conte this week, Chelsea are ready to back Sarri in the market.

'We wish Antonio every success in his future career'.

It's always been known that Conte would be dismissed with Sarri the favoured replacement, yet it was somehow allowed to get to the stage where the former Italy coach took the first three days of pre-season training before being dismissed.

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Chelsea are also closing in on their first major summer signing of the transfer window, with Napoli midfielder Jorginho set to follow his former manager to the Premier League club. "Great man, Great manager".

Many will argue the move is a harsh one, as Conte was decent throughout his reign and he can leave with his head held high as the Blues did not have a trophy-less season during the two terms under his tutelage.

The Italian's main gripe for the past year was Chelsea's failure to land the signings he really wanted for its Premier League title defence. He was replaced by former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti in May with the Naples club seeking to end Juventus' dominance in the league.

Morata was an expensive acquisition of Conte's, but the striker failed to maintain form through-out last season after a blistering start to the campaign.

At times during the Sarri reign, Napoli played an nearly mesmeric style of football which was just about the most attractive in Europe.

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