Maurizio Sarri gets Chelsea's green light to join Juventus as Allegri's replacement

Maurizio Sarri gets Chelsea's green light to join Juventus as Allegri's replacement

- Maurizio Sarri could be the next manager of Serie A champions Juventus this summer

- The Italian boss seems to have secured the favours of the Blues' chiefs to leave despite having one more year on his contract at Stamford Bridge

- Meanwhile, the London club are hoping they can secure the services of Allegri as his replacement

Europa League champions Chelsea have reportedly given their manager Maurizio Sarri the go-ahead to join Juventus this summer.

The Italian boss has been one of the major replacements Juve line up as replacement for Massimiliano Allegri who parted ways with the club in May.

SunSport quoting the Guardian report that the deal is almost done as Sarri's representative Fali Ramadani met with the Blues board with both sides said to have agreed the tactician leave.

The publication further reveal that the Old Lady will have to pay a sum of £5 million severance fee to Chelsea since the boss still has one more season left on his contract with the club.

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Sarri moved to Stamford Bridge from Napoli last summer replacing Antonio Conte who won EPL and FA Cup titles in his first two seasons at the club.

The 60-year-old before the cup final had threatened his employers that he would rather walk away if his future at the club was pegged on him winning the Europa League Cup.

However, he did not just win the title, he also finished third on the EPL table despite enduring a shaky season .

He also reach the EFL Cup final but narrowly lost to winners Manchester City on penalties having giving their best during regulation period.

Sarri now looks set to take over affairs at the Allianz Stadium starting from next season, as the Turin club hope to win their first Champions League title in a while.

The Blues on the other hand are also hoping they can lure Allegri to Stamford Bridge and take over from his compatriot next season.

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Other options for the Blues are Watford's Javi Gracia and Wolverhampton Wanderers' Nuno Espirito Santo.

Meanwhile, club legend Frank Lampard is also being considered for the job after leading Derby County to the Championship play-off final in his first season as a manager.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has threatened to walk out of his contract if winning the Europa League is the only condition to keep his job.

The Blues battle fellow Premier League side Arsenal in the final of UEFA second tier championship next week in Azerbaijan.

Sarri will be hoping to win silverware for the club to make his first season memorable, having lost out of other domestic trophies.

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