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Chelsea ‘consider Thomas Tuchel as Maurizio Sarri replacement’

Thomas Tuchel is reportedly being considered by Chelsea as a possible replacement for Maurizio Sarri, despite his underwhelming first season with Paris Saint-Germain. Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel is reportedly in contention to succeed Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea‘s next manager. Chelsea are expected to make an announcement on the future of Sarri after next week’s Europa League final showdown with Arsenal. The Italian has struggled to win over supporters and, despite potentially winning silverware in his first campaign at the helm, he has been widely tipped to make way in the summer. According to the Evening Standard, Chelsea have a few replacements in mind should they part company with Sarri. Iconic midfielder Frank Lampard, who has impressed in his debut season at Derby...

Maurizio Sarri: ‘Sack me now if Europa League final determines Chelsea fate’

Maurizio Sarri‘s future at Chelsea may be up in the air, but the Italian insists it does not hinge on winning next week’s Europa League final. Sarri’s position as Blues boss is still under scrutiny despite what he maintains has been a “very good season”, which could become “a wonderful season” if they beat Arsenal in Baku. The 60-year-old will discuss his future with the Stamford Bridge hierarchy following Wednesday’s final, but only to find out “if they are happy with me or not”. Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea side take on Arsenal in Baku in a week’s time (Tim Goode/PA). As for whether next week’s all-English showdown will determine whether he stays or goes, Sarri insisted: “No. If the situation is like this I w...

Maurizio Sarri to discuss Chelsea future after Europa League final

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will discuss his future with the club following the Europa League final against Arsenal as he wants “to know if they are happy” with him. Italian Sarri, who has two years remaining on his contract but who has been linked with a move to Juventus, insists he is content to remain at Stamford Bridge. The boss said: “I have two years of my contract here. I have no contract with other clubs. I have to speak with my club after the final. I want to know if they are happy with me.” Sarri says that at the moment he is only thinking as far as next week regarding his future. After that he wants to discuss his future with the club, which is normal at the end of a season, and he would be happy to stay in the Premier League. #UELfinal — Chelsea FC (@...

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri ‘fuming’ over Ruben Loftus-Cheek injury

Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is reportedly still ‘fuming’ over the serious Achilles injury sustained by Ruben Loftus-Cheek in a friendly fixture last week. Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri is reportedly still angry after Ruben Loftus-Cheek suffered a serious Achilles injury last week. The Blues travelled to the United States to play a Holocaust Memorial match against New England Revolution, despite having only just concluded their Premier League campaign. The club’s 3-0 victory was marred by Loftus-Cheek sustaining an Achilles injury, something which could keep the England international on the sidelines for the best part of a year. According to The Sun, Sarri has been left fuming behind the scenes, with Loftus-Cheek having been in line to start against Arsenal in th...

Report: Chelsea will not stop Maurizio Sarri joining Juventus

A report claims that Chelsea will not hold Maurizio Sarri against his will if Juventus make a formal approach for him this summer. Juventus will reportedly be given a clear run at appointing Maurizio Sarri as Chelsea do not intend to stand in the Italian champions’ way if an approach is made. The Bianconeri are on the lookout for a new head coach as Massimiliano Allegri confirmed last week that he is to step aside this summer, bringing an end to his trophy-laden five-year spell in Turin. Despite his first-season struggles at Stamford Bridge, having failed to truly win over supporters, Sarri has emerged as a rumoured leading contender to take charge of Juve. According to The Telegraph, Chelsea will not hold the 60-year-old against his will if he was to express a desire to succeed Alle...

Chelsea want Frank Lampard to replace Maurizio Sarri?

Chelsea reportedly line up club legend Frank Lampard as their preferred successor to Maurizio Sarri amid speculation that the Italian is wanted by Juventus. Chelsea have reportedly earmarked club legend Frank Lampard as their preferred option to take over as manager should Maurizio Sarri leave the club this summer. Speculation over Sarri’s future continues to rumble on ahead of next week’s Europa League final, with the Italian having failed to win over the Chelsea board or fans despite leading the club to a third-placed finish and two cup finals. The former Napoli boss has recently been linked with a return to Serie A to manage champions Juventus, and it is thought that Chelsea would not stand in the way of him taking that job. Sky Italia claims that the Blues have already set ...

Report: Maurizio Sarri to push for Chelsea decision

A report claims that Maurizio Sarri wants to know whether he will stay on as Chelsea manager for another year in order to give his coaching staff some clarity. Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri will reportedly push for a prompt decision from the club regarding his future beyond this season. The 60-year-old arrived at Stamford Bridge last summer on a three-year deal and has guided the Blues to a third-placed finish in the Premier League in his first full campaign. Sarri could also lift the Europa League later this month, with domestic rivals Arsenal providing the competition in Baku on May 29, but that has not stopped speculation mounting that he may be on his way out after less than 12 months at the helm. According to The Times, the ex-Napoli boss wants to know whether he will be staying on f...

Juventus make approach for Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri?

Juventus reportedly make an approach for Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri, who may be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge this summer. Juventus have reportedly identified Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri as a potential replacement for Massimiliano Allegri. The Serie A champions announced on Friday that Allegri would be ending his successful spell in the dugout at the end of the campaign, and that has already resulted in speculation regarding his successor. Antonio Conte could be handed his second spell at a club he has represented as a player and manager, but SNAI claims that Juventus are interested in handing Sarri an opportunity to return to his homeland. Sarri has been frequently linked with another stint in Italy’s top flight, with it being said that Roma and AC Milan are also kee...

Chelsea to sack Maurizio Sarri regardless of Europa League result?

Chelsea are reportedly still planning to sack head coach Maurizio Sarri, regardless of the result of the Europa League final with Arsenal. Chelsea will reportedly still sack Maurizio Sarri even if the club defeat Arsenal in the Europa League final. Sarri was appointed as Antonio Conte‘s replacement in July, and the Italian has earned the Blues a return to the Champions League through a third-placed finish in the Premier League standings. Chelsea also remain in contention to win a trophy this season, but Gazzetta dello Sport claims that the club’s hierarchy want to appoint an alternative to Sarri. The report suggests that owner Roman Abramovich has concerns over the relationship between the club’s head coach and the fans, with large sections of the Stamford Bridge crowd no...

Maurizio Sarri ‘unsure of Chelsea future’

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is ‘unsure’ whether he will be in charge of the Blues next season. Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has admitted that he is ‘unsure’ whether he will be in charge of the Blues next season. Sarri, who arrived from Napoli last summer, has faced criticism for the team’s playing style this term. The Italian has managed to deliver a top-four finish in the Premier League, though, while the club will take on Arsenal in the Europa League final at the end of the month. Sarri has revealed that he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge, but the 60-year-old has refused to offer any guarantees. “I think so (whether he will stay), but I am not sure. I can say only that the club asked me for the Champions League, and we reached the target,” Sarri ...

Maurizio Sarri still unsure of Eden Hazard’s Chelsea future

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri insists he is still in the dark over Eden Hazard’s future. The forward, who is yet to commit his future to Stamford Bridge, came off the bench in Sunday’s 0-0 draw at Leicester on the final day of the Premier League season. Hazard blew kisses to the travelling fans who called for him to stay after a 22 minute cameo which failed to inspire a victory. The Belgian was rested with the Europa League final against Arsenal at the end of the month in mind. Real Madrid continued to be heavily linked with the 28-year-old and Sarri conceded he did not know if Hazard will stay. He said: “I hope of course, like every fan of Chelsea, that he will remain with us. But at the moment I don’t know. “I know very well that Eden tried to do his best for seven seasons at Chelsea. He d...

Roma to offer Maurizio Sarri route out of Chelsea?

Maurizio Sarri will reportedly be offered a route out of Chelsea by Roma after the Italian side missed out on top choice Antonio Conte. Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri will reportedly be offered the chance to return to Serie A with Roma next season. The 60-year-old’s future at Stamford Bridge is rumoured to be under consideration, despite guiding the club back into the Champions League and taking them to the brink of the Europa League final. Sarri remains unpopular with a large section of fans and Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich may look for a change of direction in the summer. According to The Telegraph, Roma are waiting to make an approach for the Italian after missing out on Antonio Conte, who turned down their job offer. The report claims that Sarri is the Giallorossi’s se...

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