Chelsea ‘sack manager Antonio Conte’ – Sky Italia
LONDON, July 12, 2018 (News Wires) - Antonio Conte has been sacked as Chelsea boss according to a report from Sky Italia.
Speculation has been rife for much of the close season that former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri was set to take over at Stamford Bridge.
The club have now, according to multiple reports, taken the decision to relieve Conte and his staff of their duties, with a deal also in place for Sarri to take over.
Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis said on Wednesday that the Premier League side were close to securing a deal for Sarri to replace Conte.