English football: Chelsea announces Maurizio Sarri as their head coach
Sunday, July 15, 2018
59-year-old Sarri has spent thirteen years as a football coach, and most recently he was at Italian club Serie A twice, and a third place finish once.. Sarri spent three seasons with Napoli, guiding the club to a second-place finish in the Italian
On signing the three-year contract with Chelsea, Sarri said, "I am very happy to be coming to Chelsea and the Premier League. It is an exciting new period in my career." The Italian went on to say, "I hope we can provide some entertaining football for our fans, and that we will be competing for trophies at the end of the season, which is what this club deserves."
On Friday, Chelsea announced sacking Sarri's predecessor,, after two year's of service at . Conte led Chelsea to Premier League title in his first season and , last season.
In May, Napoli announced Carlo Ancelotti as Sarri's successor at the Naples club. With Sarri's arrival at Chelsea, The Blues announced signing Brazilian midfielder from Napoli on a five-year contract.
Since the takeover of Chelsea by Russian businessmanin 2003, Chelsea has now had thirteen permanent managers.
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- "Maurizio Sarri is the new Chelsea head coach. He moves to Stamford Bridge following a successful three-year spell at Serie A side Napoli." — , July 14, 2018
- "Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea name ex-Napoli boss as Antonio Conte's successor" — , July 14, 2018
- "Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as coach to replace Antonio Conte" — , July 14, 2018
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