There are so much uncertainties surrounding Conte’s future at Stamford Bridge, despite winning the English Premier league and the FA Cup in his first -two seasons in charge. Finishing fifth and failing to qualify for the Uefa Champions League is regarded as failure by the West London Club. It is no longer news that former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri has been identified as the ideal replacement. If that materialized, it won’t be the first time the pair have been interchanged in managerial assignment. Same happened in Arezzo in 2006-2008 season.
Many Chelsea fans can’t wait for Conte to be officially relieved of his post and confirm Sarri as the new boss. It’s crystal clear Conte is still the manager despite constant rumours. We gathered that the reason Chelsea hasn’t announced Sarri’s appointment yet is. … ‘Sarri is on the crossroad; he has been replaced by ex Bayern Munich boss Carlos Ancelotti as Napoli head coach. Sarri is contracted with Napoli until 2020 which means there’s a whopping €8million release clause the blues must pay to land him.
Latest rumours revealed; Chelsea ain’t willing to cough out such amount for a coach and also given that Chelsea must also compensate Antonio Conte and the rest of his entire coaching staff if sack means Chelsea are reluctant in the deal. Which means both parties are trapped.